Mutual recognition of protection measures in civil matters

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

Authorities which are competent to order protection measures

The public prosecutor (Procureur d’Etat), under the amended Law on Domestic Violence of 8 September 2003, and the President of the district court (Tribunal d’Arrondissement), under Articles 1017-1 to 1017-12 of the new Code of Civil Procedure.

The authorities which are competent to issue certificates:

The public prosecutor, under the amended Law on Domestic Violence of 8 September 2003, and the President of the district court, under 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

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

The public prosecutor and (for penalty payments) the President of the district court.

The authorities competent to enforce such a measure:

The public prosecutor and (for penalty payments) the President 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)

The authorities which are competent to effect the adjustment of protection measures in accordance with Article 11(1):

The President of the district court sitting in urgent proceedings.

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 must be submitted in accordance with Article 13 to the President of the district court sitting in urgent proceedings.

An application for refusal of enforcement must be submitted in accordance with Article 13 to the president of the district court sitting in urgent proceedings.

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

Luxembourg accepts French and German.

Last update: 16/06/2020

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