Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments Act 1982

[F1[F2 Article 50E+W+S+N.I.

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F2Sch. 1 substituted (1.10.1991) by S.I. 1990/2591, art. 12(1), Sch. 1

A document which has been formally drawn up or registered as an authentic instrument and is enforceable in one Contracting State shall, in another Contracting State, be declared enforceable there, on application made in accordance with the procedures provided for in Article 31 et seq. The application may be refused only if enforcement of the instrument is contrary to public policy in the State addressed.

  • The instrument produced must satisfy the conditions necessary to establish its authenticity in the State of origin.

  • The provisions of Section 3 of Title III shall apply as appropriate.]]