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.
The names, addresses and means of communication for the central authorities designated pursuant to Article 53 can be found using the search tool at the top of the page.
The languages accepted for communications to central authorities pursuant to Article 57(2) are Hungarian, English, German and French.
The languages accepted for the certificate concerning rights of access and the return of the child pursuant to Article 45(2) are Hungarian, English, German and French.
The courts to which applications referred to in Articles 21 and 29 may be submitted are the following:
– in Hungary, the district court operating at the seat of the competent regional court (törvényszék székhelyén működő járásbíróság) and, in Budapest, the Central District Court of Buda (Budai Központi Kerületi Bíróság).
The courts with which appeals referred to in Article 33 may be lodged are the following:
– in Hungary, the regional courts (törvényszék) and, in Budapest, Budapest-Capital Regional Court (Fővárosi Törvényszék).
The judgment given on appeal pursuant to Article 34 may be contested only by:
— in Hungary: a request for review (felülvizsgálati kérelem).
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