Matters of matrimonial property regimes

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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)

Applications for a declaration of enforceability in accordance with Article 44(1) of the two Regulations must be submitted to the competent local court - family court. The court with exclusive territorial jurisdiction is the local court at the seat of the higher regional court in whose district the debtor is resident or in whose district the judgment is to be enforced.

Article 64(1) (b) - the procedures to contest the decision given on appeal referred to in Article 50

Decisions on a declaration of enforceability taken by local courts may be appealed against to the higher regional court, in accordance with Article 49(2) of the Regulations.

Decisions on the appeal may be appealed before the Federal Court of Justice, in accordance with Article 50 of the Regulations.

Article 65 (1) - the list of the other authorities and legal professionals referred to in Article 3(2)

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Last update: 26/08/2021

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