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Title: Convention on Jurisdiction and the Enforcement of Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters (Brussels)
Alternative Title(s): Brussels Convention
Available From: http://www.jus.uio.no/lm/brussels.jurisdiction.and.enforcement.of.judgments.in.civil.and.commercial.matters.convention.1968/doc.html
http://www.jura.uni-sb.de/convention-bruxelles/en/c-textes/_brux-textes.htm
Conclusion Date: 1968-09-27
Entry Into Force Date: 1973-02-01
Description: The purpose of this Convention is "to determine the international jurisdiction of their courts, to facilitate recognition and to introduce an expeditious procedure for securing the enforcement of judgments, authentic instruments and court settlements." (from the Preamble of the Convention) Protocol of September 27, 1968 is annexed to the Convention. The Convention is also amended by the Accession Conventions under the successive enlargements of the European Communities. It has been replaced by Council Regulation (EC) No. 44/2001 on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters (Brussels I Regulation) which entered into force on March 1, 2002.
Legal Citation: 1262 UNTS 153; 8 ILM 229 (1969)
Amended By: Protocol on the Interpretation by the Court of Justice of the Convention of 27 September 1968 on Jurisdiction and the Enforcement of Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters
EISIL Categories: Home > International Dispute Settlement > Transnational Litigation > Jurisdiction and Judgments
Home > Private International Law > Jurisdiction & Judgments
Keywords: jurisdiction & judgments
private international law
Language(s): English
Site Administrator: Court of Justice of the European Communities: Library, Research and Documentation
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