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Matrimonial matters and matters of parental responsibility - Romania


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Romania

Family law – matrimonial matters and matters of parental responsibility


Article 67 (a)

Article 67 (b)

Article 67 (c)

Articles 21 and 29

Article 33

Article 34

Article 67 (a)

The Ministry of Justice is the central authority in Romania (Article 3 of Article I 3 of Law No 191/2007 approving Government Emergency Order No 119/2006 on certain measures necessary for the application of Community Regulations from the date of Romania’s accession to the European Union).

Ministry of Justice, Directorate for International Law and Judicial Cooperation,

Str. Apolodor No 17, Sector 5, Code 050741, Bucharest

Tel.: +40372041077, +40372041083, +40372041218, Fax: +40372041079, +40372041084

Article 67 (b)

Romania accepts the Romanian, English and French languages for the certificate of child return or visit and for communications to central authorities.

Article 67 (c)

Romania accepts the Romanian, English and French languages for the certificate of child return or visit and for communications to central authorities.

Articles 21 and 29

Claims for recognition and declaration of enforceability (exequatur) fall within the jurisdiction of the court in the district of which the defendant (‘the refuser’) is a resident and, if this is unknown, the court in the district in which the claimant is a resident. If it is not possible to establish jurisdiction, the application shall be submitted to the Bucharest Court.

Article 33

In Romania appeals against the decision on recognition and declaration of enforceability fall within the jurisdiction of the court of appeal (Article 96 (2) of Law No 134/2010 on the Code of Civil Procedure).

Article 34

Appeal (Article 97(1) of the Code of Civil Procedure)

 

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Last update: 14/04/2021