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Enforcement of Foreign Judgments
1.
Legal and judicial framework
1.1
Which legislative and regulatory provisions govern the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments in your jurisdiction?
 
Portugal
The Code of Civil Procedure and EU regulations.

For more information about this answer please contact: Paulo von Hafe from Ana Bruno & Associados Sociedade de Advogados SPRL
1.2
Which bilateral and multilateral instruments on the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments have effect in your jurisdiction?
 
Portugal
  • EU regulations;
  • the Hague Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters and its Protocol; and
  • the New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards.
For more information about this answer please contact: Paulo von Hafe from Ana Bruno & Associados Sociedade de Advogados SPRL
1.3
Which courts have jurisdiction to hear applications for the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments?
 
Portugal
The court of appeal at the place where the person against which enforcement is sought is domiciled; or, in the case of judgments handed down in EU member states, local courts with the same internal jurisdiction

For more information about this answer please contact: Paulo von Hafe from Ana Bruno & Associados Sociedade de Advogados SPRL