Commentary

179.4 Exclusive jurisdiction

BAILMENT vol 3(1)
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179.4 Exclusive jurisdiction

| Commentary

179.4 Exclusive jurisdiction

In certain circumstances courts will have the exclusive jurisdiction to hear cases regardless of the issue of domicile. There are five principal instances1:

  1. 179.4.1

        where the subject matter of the proceedings involves rights in rem in immovable property or tenancies of immovable property—in such cases the courts of the member state in which the property is situated will have jurisdiction2;

  2. 179.4.2

        where the proceedings have as their object the validity of the constitution, the nullity or the dissolution of companies or other legal persons or associations of natural or legal persons, or of the validity of decisions

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