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.
Article 65(3) - Information on how to determine, in accordance with national law, the effects of the judgments referred to in Article 65(2) of the Regulation
Article 74 - Description of national rules and procedures concerning enforcement
See the national fact sheet for Luxembourg, Procedures for enforcing a court judgment – Luxembourg,
which was published on the e-Justice portal by the European Judicial Network in civil and commercial matters.
Article 75 (a) – Names and contact details of the courts to which the applications are to be submitted pursuant to Articles 36(2), 45(4) and 47(1)
For an application for refusal of enforcement or for recognition or refusal of recognition, jurisdiction lies with the presiding judge of the District Court (Tribunal d’arrondissement) sitting in urgent proceedings (siégeant comme en matière de référé):
Tribunal d’arrondissement du Luxembourg
Tel.: (+352) 47 59 81-2625
Fax: (+352) 47 59 81-2421
Tribunal d’arrondissement de Diekirch
Palais de Justice
Tel.: (+352) 80 32 14 -1
Fax: (+352) 80 71 19
Article 75 (b) – Names and contact details of the courts with which an appeal against the decision on the application for refusal of enforcement is to be lodged pursuant to Article 49(2)
Court of Appeal (Cour d’appel) sitting in urgent proceedings (siégeant comme en matière de référé):
Tel.: (+352) 47 59 81-1
Fax: (+352) 47 59 81-2396
Article 75 (c) – Names and contact details of the courts with which any further appeal is to be lodged pursuant to Article 50
Court of Cassation (Cour de cassation):
Tel.: (+352) 47 59 81-2369/2373
Fax: (+352) 47 59 81-2773
Article 75 (d) – Languages accepted for translations of the certificates concerning judgments, authentic instruments and court settlements
Luxembourg accepts French and German.
Article 76(1)(a) – Rules of jurisdiction referred to in Articles 5(2) and 6(2) of the Regulation
- Articles 14 and 15 of the Civil Code.
Article 76(1)(b) – Rules on third party notice referred to in Article 65 of the Regulation
Article 76(1)(c) – Conventions referred to in Article 69 of the Regulation
- The Convention between Luxembourg and Austria on the Recognition and Enforcement of Judgments and Authentic Instruments in Civil and Commercial Matters, signed at Luxembourg on 29 July 1971.
- The Treaty between Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg on Jurisdiction, Bankruptcy, and the Validity and Enforcement of Judgments, Arbitration Awards and Authentic Instruments, signed at Brussels on 24 November 1961, in so far as it is in force.
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