Law applicable to divorce and legal separation - Greece


Following a statement from Greece on this issue, the European Commission, in its Decision of 27.1.2014 (OJ L 23, p. 41), confirmed the participation of Greece in enhanced cooperation in the area of the law applicable to divorce and legal separation, which is established by Regulation (EU) No 1259/2010 ('Rome ΙΙΙ').

Under the above Decision, Regulation (EU) No 1259/2010 applies in Greece as of 29 July 2015.


Article 7 (2) to (4) - Formal requirements applicable to agreements on the choice of applicable law

Article 5 (3) - Possibility of designating the applicable law during the course of the proceeding

Article 7 (2) to (4) - Formal requirements applicable to agreements on the choice of applicable law

In Greek law there are no specific national provisions concerning the formal requirements that apply to agreements on the choice of applicable law pursuant to Article 7(2) to (4) of Regulation (EU) No 1259/2010.

Article 5 (3) - Possibility of designating the applicable law during the course of the proceeding

In Greek law there are no specific national provisions concerning the possibility of designating the applicable law in accordance with Article 5(3) of Regulation (EU) No 1259/2010.


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Last update: 11/03/2016