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Mutual recognition of protection measures in civil matters - Luxembourg


Article 18 (a)(i) - the authorities which are competent to order protection measures and issue certificates in accordance with Article 5

Article 18 (a)(ii) - the authorities before which a protection measure ordered in another Member State is to be invoked and/or which are competent to enforce such a measure

Article 18 (a)(iii) - the authorities which are competent to effect the adjustment of protection measures in accordance with Article 11(1)

Article 18 (a)(iv) - the courts to which the application for refusal of recognition and, where applicable, enforcement is to be submitted in accordance with Article 13

Article 18 (b) - the language or languages accepted for translations as referred to in Article 16(1)

Article 18 (a)(i) - the authorities which are competent to order protection measures and issue certificates in accordance with Article 5

Please note that the original language version of this page French has been amended recently. The language version you are now viewing is currently being prepared by our translators.

  • The competent authorities to order protection measures:

The Public Prosecutor (Procureur d'État) (pursuant to the amended Act of 8 September 2003 concerning domestic violence) and the presiding judge of the District Court (Tribunal d'Arrondissement) (pursuant to Articles 1017-1 to 1017-12 of the New Code of Civil Procedure).

  • The competent authorities to issue certificates:

The Public Prosecutor (pursuant to the amended Act of 8 September 2003 concerning domestic violence) and the presiding judge of the District Court (pursuant to Articles 1017-1 to 1017-12 of the New Code of Civil Procedure).

Article 18 (a)(ii) - the authorities before which a protection measure ordered in another Member State is to be invoked and/or which are competent to enforce such a measure

Please note that the original language version of this page French has been amended recently. The language version you are now viewing is currently being prepared by our translators.

  • The authorities before which a protection measure ordered in another Member State is to be invoked:

The Public Prosecutor and, for periodic penalty payments (astreintes), the presiding judge of the District Court.

  • The authorities which are competent to enforce such a measure:

The Public Prosecutor and, for periodic penalty payments, the presiding judge of the District Court.

Article 18 (a)(iii) - the authorities which are competent to effect the adjustment of protection measures in accordance with Article 11(1)

Please note that the original language version of this page French has been amended recently. The language version you are now viewing is currently being prepared by our translators.

The presiding judge of the District Court, on an application for interim relief.

Article 18 (a)(iv) - the courts to which the application for refusal of recognition and, where applicable, enforcement is to be submitted in accordance with Article 13

Please note that the original language version of this page French has been amended recently. The language version you are now viewing is currently being prepared by our translators.

The presiding judge of the District Court, on an application for interim relief.

Article 18 (b) - the language or languages accepted for translations as referred to in Article 16(1)

Please note that the original language version of this page French has been amended recently. The language version you are now viewing is currently being prepared by our translators.

Luxembourg accepts French and German.


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Last update: 08/05/2017