FINDING COMPETENT COURTS
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 67 (a)
The names, addresses and means of communication for the central authorities designated pursuant to Article 53:
the central authority for the whole of Italy is the Department of Juvenile and Community Justice (Dipartimento per la Giustizia Minorile e di Comunità)
Via Damiano Chiesa, 24
Telephone: +39 06 68188326; Tel. 06 68188331. 06 68188335
Fax: +39 06 68808085
Certified email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Article 67 (b)
The languages accepted for communications to central authorities pursuant to Article 57(2): Italian, French, English.
Article 67 (c)
For the certificate on access rights and the return of a child – Article 45(2): Italian, English, French.
Articles 21 and 29
The applications provided for by Articles 21 and 29 should be lodged with the courts listed below:
- in Italy, the 'Corte d'appello'
The appeals provided for in Article 33 should be lodged with the courts listed below:
- in Italy, the ‘Corte d'appello’.
The appeals provided for in Article 34 may be brought only:
- in Italy, by appeal on a point of law (cassazione).
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