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 14(2), first indent - Names and addresses of the competent receiving or transmitting authorities
The authority responsible for transmitting legal aid applications regarding proceedings in another Member State is the Austrian district court within whose area the applicant is resident. If the applicant has a legal representative, the district court within whose area the legal representative is resident is also competent.
The receiving agency for an application for legal aid transmitted from another Member State is the Austrian court before which the proceedings to which the application relates are or have been pending at first instance. If proceedings are not yet pending in Austria, the receiving agency is the district court within whose area the defendant is domiciled or habitually resident, or the Bezirksgericht Innere Stadt Wien (Vienna Inner City District Court).
Click on the below link to view all competent authorities related to this Article.
List of competent authorities
Article 14(2), third indent - Available methods of receiving applications
Available means of communication by which these authorities receive applications:
Post and fax.
Article 14(2), fourth indent - Languages that may be used for completion of the application
Languages in which the application may be completed:
German and English.
The national language version of this page is maintained by the respective Member State. The translations have been done by the European Commission service. Possible changes introduced in the original by the competent national authority may not be yet reflected in the translations. The European Commission accepts no responsibility or liability whatsoever with regard to any information or data contained or referred to in this document. Please refer to the legal notice to see copyright rules for the Member State responsible for this page.