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European cross-border procedures - European payment order

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

Courts of first instance.

Article 29(1)(b) - Review procedure

The review provided for in Article 20(1) of the Regulation is carried out by means of the annulment of final judgments procedure at the request of the party in default (Article 501 et seq. of the Code of Civil Procedure, Law 1/2000 of 7 January 2000). The review provided for in Article 20(2) may be carried out by means of a motion for dismissal of judicial acts (Article 238 et seq. of the Organic Law on the Judiciary, Law 6/1985 of 1 July 1985). In both cases the courts of first instance have jurisdiction.

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

The claim form may be lodged directly, by post or by fax.

Article 29(1)(d) - Accepted languages


Last update: 25/05/2020

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