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Head of Directorate Ms Argyro Eleftheriadou
Head of Department Ms Katerina Papanikolaou
Tel: 0030 210 7767311, 0030 210 7767312
Fax: 0030 210 7767499
Languages accepted for correspondence with central authorities pursuant to Article 57(2): Greek, English, French
Languages accepted for certificates concerning the right of access to and return of a child pursuant to Article 45(2): Greek, English, French
Applications under Articles 21 and 29 shall be submitted to the following courts:
– in Greece, a court of first instance.
Applications shall be submitted to the court with jurisdiction for the debtor’s place of residence or, if the debtor has no residence, the court for the debtor’s place of accommodation or, if the debtor has no place of accommodation either, the court for Athens.
Appeals under Article 33 shall be lodged with the following courts:
– in Greece, a court of appeal.
Appeals under Article 34 may be lodged only by means of:
– in Greece, an appeal in cassation.
Appeals in cassation shall be lodged with the Supreme Court.
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