FINDING COMPETENT COURTS/AUTHORITIES
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.
Article 64(1) (a) - the courts or authorities with competence to deal with applications for a declaration of enforceability in accordance with Article 44(1) and with appeals against decisions on such applications in accordance with Article 49(2)
With competence to deal with applications for a declaration of enforceability: the court of first instance, more specifically the family court (‘tribunal de la famille’).
As regards appeals against decisions on such applications:
- to lodge an objection: the court of first instance, more specifically the family court (‘tribunal de la famille’);
- to lodge an appeal: the Court of Appeal (‘Cour d'appel’).
Article 64(1) (b) - the procedures to contest the decision given on appeal referred to in Article 50
Decisions delivered on appeal are subject to review by the Court of Cassation (‘Cour de Cassation’) alone.
Article 65 (1) - the list of the other authorities and legal professionals referred to in Article 3(2)
No other authorities according to the criteria laid down in Article 3(2).
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