The German Enforceable Notarial Act in Cross-Border Cases

  • Jens Bormann German Federal Chamber of Notaries
Keywords: enforcement, notarial act, enforcement order, clause, service, enforcement certificate, application for enforcement, exequatur procedure

Abstract

The subject of this article is to explain and discuss the legal framework for German enforceable notarial acts in cross-border traffic. The first part will illustrate the prerequisites for the enforcement of a notarial act in Germany, especially in circumstances when the creditor or debtor lives abroad. The second section is dedicated to the enforcement of German enforceable notarial acts abroad. After presenting the principles of international law, the main legislative acts regarding enforcement in the European and international framework will be analysed in detail.

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Author Biography

Jens Bormann, German Federal Chamber of Notaries

German Federal Chamber of Notaries, Berlin, Germany, e-mail: bnotk@bnotk.de

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Published
2022-06-22
How to Cite
Bormann J. (2022). The German Enforceable Notarial Act in Cross-Border Cases. LeXonomica, 14(1), 49-72. https://doi.org/10.18690/lexonomica.14.1.49-72.2022
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