Judgements in civil and commercial matters forms


Regulation (EU) No 1215/2012 of 12 December 2012 and Council Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 of 22 December 2000 on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters


Regulation (EU) No 1215/2012 (Brussels I Regulation (recast)) replaced Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 as from 10 January 2015. This new Regulation applies only to legal proceedings instituted, to authentic instruments formally drawn up or registered and to court settlements approved or concluded on or after 10 January 2015. The Regulation applies between all Member States of the European Union including Denmark on the basis of a parallel agreement on Regulation 44/2001 with the European Union. This agreement entered into force on 1st July 2007.

Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 continues to apply to judgments given in legal proceedings instituted, to authentic instruments formally drawn up or registered and to court settlements approved or concluded before 10 January 2015 which fall within the scope of this Regulation.

Regulation (EU) No 1215/2012 provides for two forms: a certificate concerning a judgment and a certificate concerning an authentic instrument/court settlement.

Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 provides for two forms.

Additional information: Brussels I Regulation (recast) and Enforcement of judgments.

You can complete these forms online by clicking one of the links below.

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  • Regulation (EU) No 1215/2012 - Certificate concerning a judgment in civil and commercial matters
    • in English
  • Regulation (EU) No 1215/2012 - Certificate concerning an authentic instrument/court settlement in civil and commercial matters
    • in English
  • Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 - Certificate referred to in Articles 54 and 58 of the Regulation on judgments and court settlements
    • in English
  • Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 - Certificate referred to in Article 57(4) of the Regulation on authentic instruments
    • in English

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Last update : 14/02/2018

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