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The Mediation Directive 2008/52/EC has been transposed into Estonian law by means of the Conciliation Act.
The search tool below will help you to identify court(s)/authority(ies) competent for a specific European legal instrument. Please note that although every effort has been made to ascertain the accuracy of the results, there may be some exceptional cases concerning the determination of competence that are not necessarily covered.
A request that a written agreement resulting from mediation be made enforceable must be submitted to the county court (maakohus) in whose jurisdiction the mediation took place. You can find the contact details for the county courts on the Courts website. You will have to pay a state fee of €50.
An agreement reached as a result of conciliation proceedings conducted by a sworn advocate or a notary (Section 2(2) and (3) of the Conciliation Act) may also be authenticated by a notary. You can find the contact details for notaries by clicking on the link ‘Find a notary’. You will have to pay a notary’s fee of €51.13.
The enforceability of agreements is regulated by Section 14 of the Conciliation Act. The process of having agreements made enforceable by a court is regulated by Sections 6271 and 6272 of the Code of Civil Procedure. A notary will authenticate an agreement in accordance with the procedure laid down in the Notarisation Act and oblige the debtor to consent to immediate mandatory enforcement.
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