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FINDING COMPETENT COURTS

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

Civil Court First Hall – from Euro 15,000 upwards

Court of Magistrates (Malta) – from Euro 5,000 to Euro 15,000

The Small Claims Tribunal – up to Euro 5,000

Court of Magistrates (Gozo) sitting both in its superior (Euro 15,000 upwards) and inferior jurisdiction (from Euro 5,000 to Euro 15,000) – are competent to take cognizance of all claims against persons residing or having their ordinary abode in the Island of Gozo or Comino

All correspondence is to be address to:

The Registrar,

(Name of the competent court)

Courts of Justice

Republic Street

Valletta VLT 2000

MALTA

Correspondence regarding the Gozo Courts should be addressed to:

The Registrar

(Name of the competent court)

Courts of Justice

Cathedral Square

Victoria

Gozo

MALTA

Article 29(1)(b) - Review procedure

Civil Court First Hall

Court of Magistrates (Malta)

The Small Claims Tribunal

Court of Magistrates (Gozo) sitting both in its superior and inferior jurisdiction

All correspondence is to be address to:

The Registrar,

(Name of the competent court)

Courts of Justice

Republic Street

Valletta VLT 2000

MALTA

Correspondence regarding the Gozo Courts should be addressed to:

The Registrar

(Name of the competent court)

Courts of Justice

Cathedral Square

Victoria

Gozo

MALTA

Review procedure as stipulated in Article 20 of Regulation (EC) No 1896/2006

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

Filing of the Application and other forms mentioned in Regulation (EC) No 1896/2006 in the registry of the competent court or sending the application and other forms by post to the registry of the competent court

With regards to the defendant’s application for review this has to be filed in Maltese by the defendant himself in the registry of the competent court

Article 29(1)(d) - Accepted languages

Maltese and English

Last update: 14/07/2016

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