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.
- in France: Articles 14 and 15 of the Civil Code (Code civil).
(a) the greffier en chef du tribunal de grande instance
(b) the président de la chambre départementale des notaires in the case of application for a declaration of enforceability of a notarial authentic instrument.
(a) the cour d’appel on decisions allowing the application
(b) the presiding judge of the tribunal de grande instance, on decisions rejecting the application.
- in France, an appeal in cassation.
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