Law On The Inclusion Of The Provisions Regulating Substances Referred To In Article 77 Of The Constitution In Book Xvii "special Proceedings" Of The Code Of Economic Law And Amending The Judicial Code To Assign To The E Course

Original Language Title: Loi portant insertion des dispositions réglant des matières visées à l'article 77 de la Constitution dans le livre XVII "Procédures juridictionnelles particulières" du Code de droit économique et modifiant le Code judiciaire en vue d'attribuer aux cours e

Subscribe to a Global-Regulation Premium Membership Today!

Key Benefits:

Subscribe Now for only USD$40 per month. - Carrefour Bank of Legislation

27 MARCH 2014. - An Act to introduce the provisions regulating the substances referred to in Article 77 of the Constitution in Book XVII "Special jurisdictional procedures" of the Economic Law Code and to amend the Judicial Code with a view to assigning to courts and tribunals in Brussels an exclusive jurisdiction to determine the action for collective reparation referred to in Book XVII, Title 2, of the Economic Law Code (1)

PHILIPPE, King of the Belgians,
To all, present and to come, Hi.
The Chambers adopted and We sanction the following:
CHAPTER 1er. - General provision
Article 1er. This Act regulates a matter referred to in Article 77 of the Constitution.
CHAPTER 2. - Economic Law Code
Art. 2. In Book XVII of the Economic Law Code, Title 2, Chapter 1er, section 1re, it is inserted an article XVII. 35 to read:
"Art. XVII. 35. The courts and tribunals of Brussels are competent to hear actions in collective reparation".
CHAPTER 3. - The Judicial Code
Art. 3. Section 633ter of the Judicial Code repealed by the Act of 31 July 2013 is reinstated in the following wording:
"Art. 633ter. The Court of First Instance, if any, the Brussels Court of Commerce and in the level of appeal, the Court of Appeal of Brussels shall be the sole competent for the actions in collective reparation referred to in Title 2 of Book XVII of the Code of Economic Law".
CHAPTER 4. Attribution of skills
Art. 4. The King may coordinate the provision of the Economic Law Code, as set out in this Act, with the provisions that would have expressly or implicitly amended it at the time the coordination is established.
To this end, He may:
1° amend the order, numbering and, in general, the presentation of the provisions to be coordinated;
2° amend the references contained in the provisions to be coordinated with a view to aligning them with the new numbering;
3° amend the drafting of the provisions to be coordinated in order to ensure their consistency and to unify the terminology without prejudice to the principles set out in these provisions.
CHAPTER 5. - Entry into force
Art. 5. The King shall determine the date of entry into force of each of the provisions of this Act and the provision inserted by this Act in the Economic Law Code.
Promulgate this law, order that it be clothed with the seal of the State and published by the Belgian Monitor.
Given in Brussels, 27 March 2014.
By the King:
Minister of Economy and Consumers,
The Minister of Justice,
Seal of the State Seal:
The Minister of Justice,
(1) House of Representatives:
Documents: 53-3301 and 53-3300 - 2013/2014.
Full report: 13 March 2014.
Documents: 5-2748 - 2013/2014.