European payment order

Luxembourg

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Article 29(1)(a) - Courts with jurisdiction

The following have jurisdiction to issue a European payment order:

1. the presiding judge of the district court or his replacement where the order exceeds €10 000;

2. the justice of the peace where the order does not exceed €10 000;

3. the presiding judge of the labour court or tribunal or his replacement irrespective of the amount of the order, in the case of disputes relating to:

  • employment contracts, apprenticeship contracts and supplementary pension schemes between employers and their employees, including those applying after the obligation has ended;
  • the insolvency insurance benefits provided for in Chapter V of the Supplementary Pensions Act of 8 June 1999 arising between the body referred to in Article 21 or a life assurance company as referred to in Article 24(1) of the same Act and employees, former employees and persons holding entitlement.

Article 29(1)(b) - Review procedure

The following have jurisdiction to rule on applications to set aside and applications for review:

1. the district court, where the European payment order has been issued by the presiding judge of the district court or his replacement;

2. the lead justice of the peace or his replacement, where the European payment order has been issued by a justice of the peace;

3. the labour court, where the European payment order has been issued by the presiding judge of the labour court or his replacement.

Article 29(1)(c) - Means of communication

Luxembourg accepts postal delivery as a means of communication.

Article 29(1)(d) - Accepted languages

Luxembourg accepts French and German.

Last update: 18/12/2018

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