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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.


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))

Within the territory of Hungary, the provisions governing rectification or withdrawal of the European Enforcement Order certificate are those of Chapter II of Act LIII of 1994 on judicial enforcement.

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

The provisions governing review of the judgment serving as the basis for certification as a European Enforcement Order are those of Chapter VII of Act III of 1952 on the civil code.

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

The languages accepted for the completion of the European Enforcement Order certificate are English and Hungarian.

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

The authority competent to certify an authentic instrument issued in Hungary as a European Enforcement Order is normally the district court within whose jurisdiction the authority drawing up the instrument is located.

However, in the case of an authentic instrument drawn up by a notary public, an injunction passed by a notary public or a settlement approved by a notary public having the same effect as a court settlement, the competent certification authority is the notary public.

The courts competent to certify authentic instruments drawn up in Hungary as European Enforcement Orders can be found using the search tool at the top of the page.

Public notaries acting as certification authorities can be found using the search function available at the link below.

Last update: 23/05/2017

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