Brussels I Regulation

Council Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 of 22 December 2000 on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters

 

Preamble

 

Chapter I - Scope

 

Article 1

 

 

Chapter II - Jurisdiction

 

 

Section 1 - General provisions

 

Article 2

 

Article 3

 

Article 4

 

 

Section 2 - Special jurisdiction

 

Article 5

 

Article 6

 

Article 7

 

 

Section 3 - Jurisdiction in matters relating to insurance

 

Article 8

 

Article 9

 

Article 10

 

Article 11

 

Article 12

 

Article 13

 

Article 14

 

 

Section 4 - Jurisdiction over consumer contracts

 

Article 15

 

Article 16

 

Article 17

 

 

Section 5 - Jurisdiction over individual contracts of employment

 

Article 18

 

Article 19

 

Article 20

 

Article 21

 

 

Section 6 - Exclusive jurisdiction

 

Article 22  

 

 

Section 7 - Prorogation of jurisdiction

 

Article 23

 

Article 24

 

 

Section 8 - Examination as to jurisdiction and admissibility

 

Article 25

 

Article 26

 

 

Section 9 - Lis pendens - related actions

 

Article 27

 

Article 28

 

Article 29

 

Article 30

 

 

Section 10 - Provisional, including protective, measures

 

Article 31

 

 

Chapter III - Recognition and enforcement

 

Article 32

 

 

Section 1 - Recognition

 

Article 33

 

Article 34

 

Article 35

 

Article 36

 

Article 37

 

 

Section 2 - Enforcement

 

Article 38

 

Article 39

 

Article 40

 

Article 41

 

Article 42

 

Article 43

 

Article 44

 

Article 45

 

Article 46

 

Article 47

 

Article 48

 

Article 49

 

Article 50

 

Article 51

 

Article 52

 

 

Section 3 - Common provisions

 

Article 53

 

Article 54

 

Article 55

 

Article 56

 

 

Chapter IV - Authentic instruments and court settlements

 

Article 57

 

Article 58

 

 

Chapter V - General provisions

 

Article 59

 

Article 60

 

Article 61

 

Article 62

 

Article 63

 

Article 64

 

Article 65

 

 

Chapter VI - Transitional Provisions

 

Article 66

 

 

Chapter VII - Relations with other instruments

 

Article 67

 

Article 68

 

Article 69

 

Article 70

 

Article 71

 

Article 72

 

 

Chapter VIII - Final Provisions

 

Article 73

 

Article 74

 

Article 75

 

Article 76

 

 

ANNEX I

 

 

ANNEX II

 

 

ANNEX III

 

 

ANNEX IV

 

 

ANNEX V

 

 

ANNEX VI

 

Disclaimer

Text was in force until 01-10-2015. The text can be verified at EUR-LEX. Titles of articles have been added for convenience, but are lacking in the official text, IP-PorTal.