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.
Annex I - The rules of jurisdiction referred to in Article 3(2) and Article 4(2)
- in France: Articles 14 and 15 of the Civil Code (Code civil).
Annex II - The courts or competent authorities to which the application referred to in Article 39 may be submitted
(a) the greffier en chef du tribunal de grande instance
(b) the président de la chambre départementale des notaires in the case of application for a declaration of enforceability of a notarial authentic instrument.
Annex III - The courts with which appeals referred to in Article 43(2) may be lodged
(a) the cour d’appel on decisions allowing the application
(b) the presiding judge of the tribunal de grande instance, on decisions rejecting the application.
Annex IV- The appeals which may be lodged pursuant to Article 44
- in France, an appeal in cassation.
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Last update: 08/02/2017