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Succession - Sweden


FINDING COMPETENT COURTS/AUTHORITIES

The search tool below will help you to identify court(s)/authority(ies) competent for a specific European legal instrument. Please note that although every effort has been made to ascertain the accuracy of the results, there may be some exceptional cases concerning the determination of competence that are not necessarily covered.

Sweden

Family law – succession matters


Article 78 (a) - the names and contact details of the courts or authorities with competence to deal with applications for a declaration of enforceability in accordance with Article 45(1) and with appeals against decisions on such applications in accordance with Article 50(2)

Article 78 (b) - the procedures to contest the decision given on appeal referred to in Article 51

Article 78 (c) - the relevant information regarding the authorities competent to issue the Certificate pursuant to Article 64

Article 78 (d) - the redress procedures referred to in Article 72

Article 79 - Establishment and subsequent amendment of the list containing the information referred to in Article 3(2)

Article 78 (a) - the names and contact details of the courts or authorities with competence to deal with applications for a declaration of enforceability in accordance with Article 45(1) and with appeals against decisions on such applications in accordance with Article 50(2)

Applications for a declaration of enforceability in accordance with Article 45(1)

- district court (tingsrätt)

Appeals against decisions in accordance with Article 50(2)

- An appeal in accordance with Article 50(2) is made to the court that gave the decision.

- district court (tingsrätt)

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Article 78 (b) - the procedures to contest the decision given on appeal referred to in Article 51

- court of appeal (hovrätt) and the Supreme Court (Högsta domstolen)

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Article 78 (c) - the relevant information regarding the authorities competent to issue the Certificate pursuant to Article 64

Swedish Tax Agency (Skatteverket)

171 94 Solna

Article 78 (d) - the redress procedures referred to in Article 72

Procedure: The Act on Court Matters (1996:242) (lagen om domstolsärenden) applies to appeals unless the Succession Regulation specifies otherwise.

Name: district court, court of appeal and the Supreme Court

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Article 79 - Establishment and subsequent amendment of the list containing the information referred to in Article 3(2)

a) Swedish Tax Agency

b) estate distributor (skiftesman)

c) executor of the will (testamentsexekutor), when he or she has the role of estate distributor without a special appointment to that effect

d) special estate administrator (särskild boutredningsman), when he or she has the role of estate distributor without a special appointment to that effect


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Last update: 15/02/2017