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.
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)
Application for a declaration of enforceability pursuant to Article 44(1): the judge hearing applications for interim relief (voorzieningenrechter) at the district court.
Appeal against a decision on this application pursuant to Article 49(2): the district court whose judge hearing applications for interim relief has ruled on the application for recognition or the declaration of enforceability.
Article 64(1) (b) - the procedures to contest the decision given on appeal referred to in Article 50
Appeal in cassation to the Supreme Court.
Article 65 (1) - the list of the other authorities and legal professionals referred to in Article 3(2)
Not applicable to the Netherlands.
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