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Results: 4 Answers
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?
 
Angola
In Angola, the relevant legislation governing the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments is:

  • Articles 1094 to 1102 of the Code of Civil Procedure; and
  • possible sector-specific legislation.
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?
 
Angola
The New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Arbitral Awards. Articles IV and V of the New York Convention supersede Article 1097 of the Code of Civil Procedure, setting out the requirements for 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?
 
Angola
The Civil and Administrative Chamber of the Supreme Court of Angola (Article 1098 of the Code of Civil Procedure).

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