Matters of the property consequences of registered partnerships

Article 64(1) (a) - the courts or authorities with competence to deal with applications for a declaration of enforceability in accordance with Article 44(1) and with appeals against decisions on such applications in accordance with Article 49(2)

The court with jurisdiction to deal with applications for a declaration of enforceability is the Court of First Instance (Juzgado de Primera Instancia) of the place of domicile of the party against which recognition or enforcement is sought or of the place of enforcement.

Article 64(1) (b) - the procedures to contest the decision given on appeal referred to in Article 50

Appeal against a decision. The court with jurisdiction to handle appeals is the Provincial Court (Audiencia Provincial).

The procedures to contest a decision given on appeal by the Provincial Court may be in the form of an extraordinary appeal for breach of procedure (recurso extraordinario por infracción procesal) or an appeal in cassation (recurso de casación).

Article 65 (1) - the list of the other authorities and legal professionals referred to in Article 3(2)

In Spain, there are no authorities with the characteristics and scope listed in Article 3(2) falling under this Regulation.

Last update: 05/02/2021

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