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Conflict of laws in matters concerning matrimonial property regimes

Date: 30/11/2006

Period of consultation

  • Opening date: 17 July 2006
  • Closing date: 30 November 2006

Objective of the consultation

On 17 July 2006 the Commission adopted a Green Paper on conflict of laws in matters concerning matrimonial property regimes, including the question of jurisdiction and mutual recognition pdf български (bg)czech (cs)dansk (da)Deutsch (de)eesti (et)ελληνικά (el)español (es)Français (fr)Gaeilge (ga)italiano (it)latviešu (lv)lietuvių (lt)magyar (hu)Malti (mt)Nederlands (nl)polski (pl)português (pt)română (ro)slovenčina (sk)slovenščina (sl)suomi (fi)svenska (sv) .

On the basis of the Council and Commission Action Planpdf implementing the Hague Programme Choose translations of the previous link  on strengthening freedom, security and justice in the EU, this document launches a wide-ranging consultation exercise on the legal questions which arise in an international context as regards matrimonial property regimes and the property consequences of other forms of union.

It presents the various aspects of the matter on which there is apparent need for the adoption of EU legislative rules.

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  • Postal address: European Commission
    Directorate-General for Justice, Freedom and Security
    Unit C1 - Civil Justice,
    Office LX46
    B-1049 Brussels
    Fax: +32 22 95 32 05

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