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 Malta: Articles 742, 743 and 744 of the Code of Organisation and Civil Procedure — Cap. 12, and Article 549 of the Commercial Code — Cap. 13.
- in Malta, the ‘Prim’ Awla tal-Qorti Ċivili’ [First Hall of the Civil Court] or the ‘Qorti tal‑Maġistrati ta’ Għawdex fil-ġurisdizzjoni superjuri tagħha’ [Gozo Court of Magistrates in its superior jurisdiction] or, for maintenance judgments, the ‘Reġistratur tal-Qorti’ [Court Registrar] on transmission by the ‘Ministru responsabbli għall‑Ġustizzja’ [Minister for Justice].
- The Court of Appeal in accordance with the procedure laid down for appeals in the Code of Organisation and Civil Procedure — Cap. 12
- in Malta, there are no further appeals to any other courts;
- for maintenance judgements, the Court of Appeal in accordance with the procedure laid down for appeals in the Code of Organisation and Civil Procedure — Cap. 12.
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