Part II Which Instrument?, 3 From What Date do the Instruments Apply?
From: Choice-of-court Agreements under the European and International Instruments: The Revised Brussels I Regulation, the Lugano Convention, and the Hague Convention
Trevor C. Hartley
- Jurisdictional agreements and the Brussels Regulation — Contract — Establishing jurisdiction — Recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments – Brussels and Lugano Conventions — Judgments from courts of a member state — Jurisdiction under the Lugano Convention
3.01 In this chapter, we consider when the instruments came into force and to which legal proceedings they apply. We start with Brussels 2000. 3.02 The Brussels Regulation 2000 was adopted on 22 December 2000. Article 76 provides that it entered into force on l March 2002. This, however, is subject to exceptions. The first exception concerns Denmark, where it came into force on 1 July 2007.1 The second exception concerns Member States which joined the Union after 1 March 2002. In their case, Brussels 2000 entered into force on the date when they joined the...