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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.
The following are applicable in Portugal:
- Article 63(1) of the Code of Civil Procedure (Código de Processo Civil), in so far as it provides for courts to have extraterritorial jurisdiction, for instance, the court at the seat of the branch, agency or office, delegation or representation (if located in Portugal) where application is made for service on the head office; and
- Article 10 of the Code of Labour Procedure (Código de Processo do Trabalho), in so far as it provides for courts to have extraterritorial jurisdiction, for instance, the court at the domicile of the applicant for proceedings arising from an employment contract brought by a worker against an employer.
In Portugal: the District Court (Tribunal de Comarca).
In Portugal: the Appeal Court (Tribunal de Relação).
In Portugal: an appeal on a point of law.
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