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Recognising and enforcing judgements in civil and commercial matters - European enforcement order

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1. Procedures for rectification and withdrawal (Art. 10(2))

Procedures for rectification referred to in Article 10(2):

  • In Slovenia, an application for rectification must be addressed to the authority which issued the European Enforcement Order certificate (Article 42(c)(1) of the Enforcement and Securing of Claims Act).

Procedures for withdrawal referred to in Article 10(2):

  • Proceedings for annulment under Article 42(c)(2) of the Enforcement and Securing of Claims Act (the court or authority that issued the certificate is competent for annulling it) and Article 40(c)(3) of said Act (for the purposes of proceedings for annulment of a final certificate based on an official document following a decision on enforcement, territorial jurisdiction rests with the court which has territorial jurisdiction to decide on the admissible means of enforcement).

2. Procedures for review (Art.19 (1))

Reinstitution of proceedings under Articles 394-405 of the Code of Civil Procedure.

Restitutio in integrum under Articles 166-120 of the Code of Civil Procedure.

3. Accepted languages (Article 20(2)(c))

The official languages are Slovenian, plus the two national minority languages in official use in court in areas inhabited by the respective national minorities (Articles 6 and 104 of the Code of Civil Procedure, in conjunction with Article 15 of the Enforcement and Securing of Claims Act). The national minority languages are Italian and Hungarian.

Ethnically mixed areas are defined in the Act on the Establishment of Municipalities ("ZUODNO"; Uradni list RS (Official Gazette of the Republic of Slovenia), No 108/06 - official consolidated text and 9/11). Article 5 of the ZUODNO states: “Ethnically mixed areas within the meaning of this Act are those defined as such by the current statutes of the municipalities of Lendava, Hodoš-Šalovci, Moravske Toplice, Koper, Izola and Piran.”

4. Authorities designated for the purpose of certifying authentic instruments (Art. 25)


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Last update: 24/04/2017

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