Mutual recognition of protection measures in civil matters

The Regulation (EU) No. 606/2013 on mutual recognition of protection measures in civil matters sets up a mechanism allowing for a direct recognition of protection orders issued as a civil law measure between Member States.

Thus if you benefit from a civil law protection order issued in the Member State of your residence you may invoke it directly in other Member States by presenting a certificate to competent authorities certifying your rights.

The Regulation applies as of 11 January 2015.

To obtain information about notifications of the Member States, please select one of the flags listed on the right hand side.

More information on mutual recognition of protection measures can be found on the dedicated page.

Last update: 27/04/2016

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