FINDING COMPETENT COURTS/AUTHORITIES
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Article 14(2), first indent - Names and addresses of the competent receiving or transmitting authorities
The competent authority to send and receive applications in the Republic of Croatia is:
the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Croatia (Ministarstvo pravosuđa Republike Hrvatske)
Ulica grada Vukovara 49
tel.: +385 1 371 40 00
fax: +385 1 371 45 07
Article 14(2), second indent - Receiving and transmitting authorities' geographical areas of jurisdiction
The Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Croatia is the competent authority for the whole of the Republic of Croatia.
Article 14(2), third indent - Available methods of receiving applications
Applications are accepted by mail in the Republic of Croatia.
Article 14(2), fourth indent - Languages that may be used for completion of the application
If a party domiciled or resident in a Member State of the European Union seeks legal aid in a cross-border dispute before a court in the Republic of Croatia, the relevant forms and documents must be submitted translated into Croatian. If a party domiciled or resident in the Republic of Croatia seeks legal aid in a cross-border dispute before a court in another Member State of the European Union, the application form and accompanying documents will be translated by the Ministry of Justice into the official language or one of the official languages of the relevant Member State of the European Union and of the competent receiving authority.
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Last update: 20/03/2018