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If my claim is to be sent from this country to another EU country - Malta

Which authority will help me send a claim to another EU country?

The Ministry for Justice, Culture and Local Government

30, Old Treasury Street

What is the role of the assisting authority?

Its role is to carry out preliminary processing and evaluation of the application.

Will this authority translate the supporting documents, if the outgoing claim needs this? If so, who pays for this?

Yes, the authority translates the supporting documents. The Legal Aid Malta Agency covers the fees as well as the related expenses.

Are there administrative or other charges to be paid when the claim is sent abroad?

No other charges are due.

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Last update: 16/01/2019