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Article 10 - Information on competent courts or authorities

The "courts" with jurisdiction to enforce a meditation agreement if necessary are: A justice of the peace, a magistrate (police court judge), a court of first instance, a commercial court, an employment tribunal, a court of appeal, a labour court and in the case of interlocutory proceedings, the president of the court.

The only "other authority" that can, if necessary, enforce a mediation agreement is a notary, on the basis of Article 19(1) of the Notarial Profession Act of 16 March 1803.

Last update: 28/07/2017

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