Maintenance obligations - Gibraltar

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United Kingdom Gibraltar

Familiy law - maintenance obligations


Article 71 1. (a) - Courts for application for a declaration of enforceability and courts for appeal against decisions on such applications

Article 71 1. (b) - Redress procedure

Article 71 1. (c) - Review procedure

Article 71 1. (d) - Central Authorities

Article 71 1. (f) – Competent authorities for enforcement

Article 71 1. (g) - Accepted languages for translations of documents

Article 71 1. (h) - Languages accepted by Central Authorities for communication with other Central Authorities

Article 71 1. (a) - Courts for application for a declaration of enforceability and courts for appeal against decisions on such applications

The court with responsibility for declarations of enforceability is:

Clerk to the Magistrates’ Court

32- 36 Town Range

Gibraltar

Tel: +350 2007 0471

Fax: +350 2004 0483

 

The court with responsibility for appeals is:

Clerk to the Magistrates’ Court

32 - 36 Town Range

Gibraltar

Tel : +350 2007 0471

Fax: +350 2004 0483

Article 71 1. (b) - Redress procedure

The procedure to contest decisions given on appeal is:

An appeal to the Supreme Court

Article 71 1. (c) - Review procedure

Article 19 does not apply to the UK as the UK is not bound by the 2007 Hague Protocol.

Article 71 1. (d) - Central Authorities

Minister for Justice,

Ministry of Education, Justice and International Exchange of Information

771 Europort

Gibraltar

Tel: + 350 2005 9267

Fax: + 350 2005 9271

E-mail: Link opens in new windowmoj@gibraltar.gov.gi

Article 71 1. (f) – Competent authorities for enforcement

Clerk to the Magistrates’ Court

32 - 36 Town Range

Gibraltar

Tel : +350 2007 0471

Fax: +350 2004 0483

Article 71 1. (g) - Accepted languages for translations of documents

The language accepted for translation of documents referred to in Articles 20, 28 and 40 in all the UK jurisdictions is English.

Article 71 1. (h) - Languages accepted by Central Authorities for communication with other Central Authorities

The language accepted for communication with other Central Authorities in all the UK jurisdictions is English.


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Last update: 19/12/2016