Application of EU Instruments in Civil Justice

Summary

This publication is an outcome of cooperation of the CEELI Institute and the Association of Croatian Judges, and is designed for use by civil judges from EU member countries, focusing on applying of EU instruments in civil justice, and providing access to the full extent of rights guaranteed by EU law. Primarily, this brochure covers the directives and regulations (EC) 2201/2003(EU), on recognition and enforcement of judgments in matrimonial and parental matters (Brussels IIa), (EU) 2016/1103 implementing enhanced cooperation in the area of jurisdiction, applicable law and the recognition and enforcement of decisions in matters of matrimonial property regimes; (EU) 2016/1104 implementing enhanced cooperation in the area of jurisdiction, applicable law and the recognition and enforcement of decisions in matters of the property consequences of registered partnerships; and; (EU) 2016/1191 on promoting free movement of citizens by simplifying the requirements for presenting certain public documents in the EU.

 

It was authored by Zuzana Fišerová, Director of the International Department for Civil Matters at the Ministry of Justice of the Czech Republic, and Tijana Kokić, judge at the Zagreb municipal civil court and the European Judicial Network contact judge for Croatia in family matters.

 

This publication is available for download below in English, Czech, Bulgarian, Croatian and Romanian.

 

This program was funded by the European Union’s Justice Programme (2014-2020).

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