Mutual recognition of protection measures in civil matters

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

In Swedish law there are no civil law protection measures of the kind referred to in Regulation (EU) No 606/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 June 2013 on mutual recognition of protection measures in civil matters. There is consequently no authority with power to order such measures or to 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

A protection measure ordered in another Member State can be invoked before the public prosecutor (åklagaren) of the place where the measure is to apply or is chiefly to apply.

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

The public prosecutor of the place where the measure is to apply or is chiefly to apply is 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

An application for refusal of recognition in accordance with Article 13 should be brought in the District Court (tingsrätt) of Stockholm.

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

Swedish.

Last update: 23/07/2018

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