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Click here for a copy of Law No 34/2004 PDF (240 Kb) pt of 29 July 2004 and Decree-Law No 71/2005 PDF (240 Kb) pt of 17 March 2005 (both in Portuguese).


FINDING COMPETENT COURTS

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.

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Recognising and enforcing judgements in civil and commercial matters - Brussels I Regulation


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Article 14(2), first indent - Names and addresses of the competent receiving or transmitting authorities

Click on the below link to view all competent authorities related to this Article.
List of competent authorities

Article 14(2), third indent - Available methods of receiving applications

Applications may be made in person or sent by fax or by post.

It is also possible to submit an application electronically by filling in an online form.

Article 14(2), fourth indent - Languages that may be used for completion of the application

Persons who are resident in another EU Member State but are seeking legal aid in a case for which the Portuguese courts have jurisdiction may send their application in Portuguese or English.

Last update: 29/12/2017

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