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.
Annex I - The rules of jurisdiction referred to in Article 3(2) and Article 4(2)
Annex II - The courts or competent authorities to which the application referred to in Article 39 may be submitted
the court of first instance (tribunal de première instance / rechtbank van eerste aanleg).
Annex III - The courts with which appeals referred to in Article 43(2) may be lodged
- for an appeal by the defendant: the court of first instance
- for an appeal by the applicant: the court of appeal (cour d'appel / hof van beroep)
Annex IV- The appeals which may be lodged pursuant to Article 44
an appeal on a point of law (pourvoi en cassation / cassatieberoep).
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