FINDING COMPETENT COURTS
The search tool below will help you to identify court(s)/authority(ies) competent for a specific European legal instrument. Please note that although every effort has been made to ascertain the accuracy of the results, there may be some exceptional cases concerning the determination of competence that are not necessarily covered.
Annex I - The rules of jurisdiction referred to in Article 3(2) and Article 4(2)
- in Germany: Article 23 of the Code of Civil Procedure (Zivilprozessordnung).
Annex II - The courts or competent authorities to which the application referred to in Article 39 may be submitted
- in Germany:
(a) the presiding Judge of a chamber of the 'Landgericht';
(b) a notary (Notar) in a procedure of declaration of enforceability of an authentic instrument.
Annex III - The courts with which appeals referred to in Article 43(2) may be lodged
- in the Federal Republic of Germany, the Oberlandesgericht.
Annex IV- The appeals which may be lodged pursuant to Article 44
-in Germany, a Rechtsbeschwerde.
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