Minister of Foreign Affairs
on 2 December. January 1922,
which publishes the rules of Court of the mixed Court of arbitration
Czechoslovakia – German according to article 304. the peace treaty of Versailles.
The rules of court
the joint Czechoslovakia-German Arbitration Tribunal.
Organization of the Court.
The composition of the Court.
The Court consists of a President and two judges judges who are
appointed according to the provisions of article 304. the Treaty of Versailles, and all
control at least French and German language.
The official languages of the Court are českoslovenština, French and German.
These three languages may use the written procedure, the parties
reserves vyžádati the necessary translations. At a hearing
However, the parties and their agents must speak the language understandable to all
the members of the Court.
The Secretariat is based in Geneva, Switzerland, Rue de la Corraterie 21.
Instead of the Assizes.
The President shall in each case where the Court will
Service, communication, and the convening of the Court is done by registered letter
the Secretariat is the reverse of the receipt.
Parties and agents.
Representation of parties.
The parties are represented by agents or act before the Court in person.
The party, which apparently is not capable of acting before the court personally, you may
the President of the Court plays, the time limit to the appointment of the monitoring trustee.
Who can be an agent.
A representative can be made: 1.
and Lawyers) States concerned members are parties, or attorneys of the State
in which the Court sits.
(b)) other States attorneys with the permission of předsedovým.
2. Professors of law schools under the same conditions as lawyers.
3. in patent matters "Patent agents" of both the participating
Agent must osvědčiti his powers of Attorney, attached to the application,
otherwise, it will not be taken into account. At the request of the respondent, any of the
the representatives of the State, or even of its own motion, the Court shall require that the signature of the
zmocnitelův has been validated.
The representatives of the States.
Participation in the proceedings.
Representatives of the participating Governments are entitled to zastupovati its own State and to
to enter negotiations at any stage of the proceedings.
They represent the poor members of their State in a manner designated by their
All notifications and delivery, which are available to the parties, they must be
made them as well.
The submission be written or printed, typed and signed
an agent or party, but if this is before the Court in person.
To submit let there be accompanied by:
1. So many copies, how much is the opponents.
2. six copies for the members of the Court and the representatives of States.
Special ordered copies of the obligation also applies to annex, but the President may
When the bulky papers from connecting at all to free copies or
permit, to submit only copies of the partial.
Of the annex.
The annex to the submission can be written up in all three official languages of the
Annex drawn up in the language of the Czechoslovak be accompanied by a translation
French or German. At the request of a party or of a
an agent may be the Chairman to annex drawn up in French or
German was translated into another official language of the Court.
The Secretariat shall be mentioned on the filing date, where there has been, and will confirm his side
Delivery to the respondent is going on by registered letter with confirmation.
If the adoption was denied, the service performed.
Calculation of time limits.
The time limits are counted only for days. The first and last day of the period is
nečítají. If the last day of the period falls on a per day
the festive season at the site of the Secretariat of the conventions, in the period yet the nearest day
The period prescribed for filing is maintained, if the Administration was passed to the
Post Office on the last day of the period.
The action is.
The start of the dispute.
The dispute is commenced an action in the Court.
The time limits.
All claims must be sent to the Secretariat by 30 June. June 1922.
The exemption applies only in those cases where the filing of an action depends on the
facts within the time limit laid down in paragraph i. still
There have been, or to the detriment of that at the same time could not be detected. In
of these cases, the action must be filed within a period of 100 days from the date on which the
the applicant could or had to zvěděti that the facts in question occurred or
When damage or had to find out.
Missing the deadline.
Action brought after the expiry of the deadline may be rejected as delayed on
the design of the respondent or ex officio. The Tribunal shall decide according to the free
discretion about how they can be lazy action allowed přihlížeje to
reasons for the delay, of the interests for which it is, and to the principles of decency.
Posting of security.
In order to ensure the payment of procedural costs and expenses of litigation, each
the plaintiff or the plaintiff's to each other, which does not enjoy the rights of the poor, is obliged to
složiti security in the amount of one hundred switz. francs, which will be increased by two
the value of the contested subject promille converted to Swiss francs.
The President may, if it considers it necessary, may be the composition of the higher security
but not over 10,000 francs, or permit the lodging of a lower
than is provided above.
The money, which has to be composed, as security shall be calculated according to the rate
znamenaného Geneva the Bursa at the moment when the action of the Court.
The party required a telephone security must složiti a set amount in the "Banque
de Genéve "in Geneva, according to a communication from the Secretariat, and within the time limit, the
It will be established.
If it is not lodged within the specified time, the action can be considered
an invalid and nepodanou.
After the end of the dispute, the Court shall decide, at its discretion, if
release of the security of the whole or part thereof.
Representatives of the State are not obliged to složiti security.
The right of the poor.
Representatives of the State represent their members as beneficiaries of the rights of the poor, and
are not required to credit the guarantee. According to the law of the competent State shall be assessed,
whether the party entitled to the right of the poor. The President may shall require
the poverty card.
The content of the action.
The application must: (a) obsahovati) accurate and detailed indication of parties, their
nationality and place of residence, as well as the designation of a procedural representative
of the plaintiff.
(b) the designation of an agent for service of process), which can be a person resident in
the place where the Secretariat is established, or the Office of the representatives of States: Berlin W8,
Behrenstrasse 21, and Prague, the Ministry of Justice.
c) placing the facts from which it is apparent that the time limits referred to in article 16.
have been complied with.
(d)) of the facts on which the action is based, with a detailed indication of the
evidence at the end of each paragraph.
(e) the legal basis of the action), and must be always accurately listed
the texts of the laws and judicial decisions, which the lawsuit alleges.
f) Proposals žalobcovy.
(g)) the list of annexes, which shall be annexed to the grounds of the action, among which, in
cases articles 302. and 305. the contract must be provided copies of the
judgment or decision, for which a correction is requested.
h) Žalobcovo value of the claim of the article, if the applicant
debt forgiveness of payment of a certain sum of money.
I) Procedural power of zmocněncovu after the sense of article 8.
Designs can be modified by the defence until the end of the oral version,
assuming this does not change the plea.
The delivery of the application.
If a registered letter with an action could not be served on the defendant-
Apart from the ku case referred to in article 13, paragraph 2., at the end-
or if from the findings made by one of the representatives of States,
It follows that the residence or stay of the defendant are not known, the President shall
the representative of the State of which the defendant is a member of that service credit
carry it out under the laws of this State.
In response to a lawsuit, replica and duplika.
The time limit for a response to a complaint.
In response to a lawsuit, the defendant must not administer the Secretariat within a period which
Of article 24.
The contents of the.
In response to a legal action must be drawn up in accordance with article equivalent of the regulations 20 (a, b,
(d) to (g), (i)). On the action shall apply to each other. 20 h.
The answer must over obsahovati in any case, certain declarations
the defendant, whether it recognises or denies the fact alleged in the petition. In the case of
the fact that they are not personally known to the respondent, the omeziti on
a declaration that he is not aware of.
Replica and duplika.
As soon as the Secretariat in response to a lawsuit, the Chairman of the new
the filing deadline to replicas and then a further period to the defendant filing the Rejoinder.
The end of the preliminary proceedings.
Where a time limit has elapsed provided for in article 23, without the defendant filed an answer,
or if it is filed within the time limit provided, and i have been administered, duplika
or when the deadline to submit the replicas and the Rejoinder will be passed the preparatory
management has been declared completed.
Another round of preparatory submissions will not be permitted, but then the Court should
again launched the preparatory proceedings, vymeziv points, covered znovuzahájené
proceedings are vztahovati.
Confession in silence.
If in the application or in any of the above mentioned preparatory submission
within certain facts and the defendant express about them just
or does not respond at all evasively, such facts, the Court may
thought me for doznané.
Form of their period.
The defendant's objection, for which he refuses to enter in negotiations on its own
the subject of the dispute must be listed in the defence, before the
The decision on the objections.
The Court may, on the basis of the defence usnésti that of opposition will be
immediately decided. The Court shall inform the defendant and the plaintiff time to
Once the deadline expires, the Court only on the basis of the files, but that would
one of the parties expressly requested an oral hearing.
Who has a legal interest in the outcome of the dispute, or to whom a dispute has been reported, you may
přistoupiti to the dispute intervention action, drawn up pursuant to article 20.
Articles 2, 6, 7. and 11. also applies to intervenienta; This is not bound
the main proposals of the parties and may be saved debit the amount of the security
the President shall designate.
Interventions shall be notified to the parties and the representatives of the States.
If it is not against it within 20 days after the notification of opposition has been lodged, the intervention is
considered the highest permitted.
If the opposition has been lodged, the Court shall decide on the admissibility of the intervention, which
will not be able to oddáliti decision on the merits, if the matter for decision to the
mature. If the intervention is not allowed, the Court shall decide without delay on the
clients dispute, of which the interim replacement will be stored intervenientovi.
If the intervention is allowed, the President shall establish the deadlines he seem to
necessary to allow the parties must take an opinion on the facts,
intervenientem hardened, and its legal resources.
The provisions of the General.
and on a proposal by some Parties) or representative of the State, even before the start of
the dispute, the Court may, in an emergency, the President may be any
precautionary measures, which finds a decent and necessary when he was, if possible,
First, the person has heard such measures postihnouti.
(b)) the Court, in case of urgency, the President, before ordering the required
precautionary measures, can uložiti an applicant has lodged a security.
c) if ordered precautionary measures before the start of the dispute, the President of the
provides for the petitioner to bring an action. Except where the applicant brought an action in the
the time limit, a precautionary measure which will cancel ex officio.
(d) the order of the Court or the President) shall specify the manner and extent of the
precautionary measures; Regulation that is enforceable and must be
served on the parties and the representatives of States not more than 10 days after the performance.
(e) States are obliged to) representatives of the company in the performance of the regulation on a mere request
the Court or the President.
Everyone who is affected by the precautionary measures against it
vznésti resistance, coated with reasons. Party or representatives of the State,
asked about the measures, the President shall set a time limit for the statement of the submitted
the resistance and the Court shall decide on it according to the files, but the only way that someone from the
participants expressly requested an oral hearing. The resistance has the effect of a swap
only if so ordered by the President.
The accompanying resources.
The accompanying resources of any kind are přípustny; the Court, however, will appreciate the
the result completely freely.
The accompanying resolution.
As soon as the preparatory procedure is completed after the sense of the above article
26. the Court decides that the facts on which the evidence offered, are
závažny and means of proof. If it considers it appropriate,
before the Court will hear the oral explanations of the parties, agents or
the representatives of the States.
The testimony. Evidence of witnesses.
By předložtež of the Secretariat within the time limit set by the Chairman of the list
witnesses, which invoke; the list must obsahovati the name, profession and
residence of the witnesses.
The Court decides where and how they will be witnesses.
Either party may odporovati hearing of a witness, who was not at all or
only vaguely mentioned in the list. The Court decides that discretion.
To call witnesses.
At the request of the representatives of States was předsedovu seeing that Court itself wants to
vyslechnouti, so that the summons was delivered at least 20 witnesses
days before the hearing.
Advance on the fee.
The President shall designate a time limit within which the parties must složiti with the Secretariat
a deposit in the amount of the fee required witnesses they held. If there is no backup
made, the Court may decide that since the hearing is waived.
Which persons are excluded from the evidence.
As the witnesses cannot be heard:
and the neb) relatives of that party in ascending and descending line.
(c) the side-line) relatives to the third degree.
d) spouses, even if the marriage has been dissolved.
The parties may, however, navrhnouti that these individuals were nepřísežně
heard for the purpose of information.
The examination of witnesses.
Witnesses say under oath; swear that denounced the full truth and
nothing but the truth, without malice, and favor to the neb that side.
Let us free ourselves from the oath, the Court may, if it finds that the circumstances require.
About the svědečném Court.
The request of the Court.
About whether a witnesses heard by the Court are to be requested, Act
the Court. Such request shall be transmitted to the representatives of States who will arrange either directly
or on the way to a diplomatic request has been carried out by the Office for
the locally competent witness. Method of examination of witnesses shall be governed by the
this case, the laws in force in the place of the hearing.
The decision-making party oath.
The party, which prosecutes load cover, can vznésti an oath on the respondent;
This, however, it can be vznésti back to the first side.
Supplementary oath the Court imposed.
The Court may take the oath uložiti the one hand, of its own motion, on a proposal by
or representative of the State, if sufficient evidence was submitted to the top.
Accompanying the meaning of taking an oath.
Performed the oath of decision-making or deny such an oath without
raised to the opposing party, the Court attaches. The same is true about the make-up and the oath
denial of this oath.
Place of inspection.
The Court may may be a local inspection.
Opinion of an expert.
The Court may, expert opinion may be. Article 38. here shall apply mutatis mutandis.
The Court shall designate one or more experts, vyslechna the parties.
Experts shall take the oath.
Submits to the Secretariat an expert opinion in three copies. The parties
can see into him into it, and if the expert did not supply them directly one
the specimen, they can send a copy of the vyžádati their spending.
On application of a party or representative of the State, the Court may order an expert
the testimonial was added or to be filed protiposudek.
The production of documents.
The Court may at any stage of the proceedings make all appropriate measures,
in order for the Secretariat or at another specified location were submitted to the Court
documents and other evidence which it finds necessary for the examination of the subject
the dispute. The parties and the representatives of the States are entitled to them see into him.
In particular, the Court may, on a proposal from one side of the uložiti the other side of the oath,
in order to obtain production of documents.
The oral proceedings.
The laying of the year.
After the end of the preliminary proceedings or, if the Court ordered a special accompanying
After the end of the proceedings, the Court shall notify the parties of this, and the representatives of the States instead of
and the day of the oral proceedings.
How to version takes place.
Version is public.
The Protocol of the hearing lead together both participating registrars
States, or one writer, in which both States agreed.
The progress of the trial.
Representatives of the parties, as soon as you have raised their proposals, shall be granted a word that is
They reasoned. On the presentation of odpůrcovo may odpověděti.
The representatives of the States have the right to podávati suggestions and may be ujmouti words after
representatives of the parties. The parties have the last word.
The judgment of the.
The content of the judgment.
The judgment of the obsahujž:
1. The date and place, when and where it was handed down.
2. the names of members of the Court.
3. the names of the representatives of the two States, where the dispute participated.
4. accurate and detailed indication of parties and their agents.
5. the proposals of the parties and proposals of the representatives of States.
6. The reasons for the decision, as factual and legal.
7. the Statement in the case and about clients of the dispute.
The judgment shall be written in German or French; the parties may insist
official Czech translation. The judgment will be signed after approval
three members of the Court and countersigned by the Registrar (Secretary).
The operative part of the judgment will be delivered to the parties and the representatives of States; upon request, issue a
the Secretariat of the copy of the judgment.
The spending dispute.
Each Party shall provide the Court with its final suggestions:
and a list of his personal expenses).
(b)) the list of spending by his principal.
(c)), which would Plan the monitoring trustee has been subject in its own State.
The Court shall decide the dispute based on the clients of such documents; When it is not
bound to the submitted plan and may snížiti the amounts that would be found
disproportionately high in view of the importance of the dispute and the expended effort.
The spending side of the attributed to appoint in the currency of the State; for
the currency conversion rate applies the Geneva Bursa on the day the judgment was
At the request of the Court shall arrange for representatives of States to performance of a judgment (article 304 g
the Treaty of Versailles). To this end, the Secretariat shall issue to the representatives of States
a copy of the operative part of the judgment signed by the President.
Reconciliation, recognition, waiver and withdrawal of the action.
If, in oral proceedings was closed settlement, a claim recognised or
declared a waiver claim, holds this legal act into
the Protocol of the hearing. If this legal act outside blowjob
the negotiations, so be it made of special Charter, signed by a representative
Parties that it needs explicit authorizations, or the party itself,
If this is not shortcut. Verify the signature with the can shall require similar
as in article 8.
An extract from the log or the original of the special Charter will be signed
the President and the Secretary (Secretary) and stored in the Secretariat.
The parties may shall demand a copy of these documents.
The Court shall confirm the resolution of the settlement, recognition or waiver of claim,
Thus this become irrevocable legal act from the date of the resolution. In
This resolution also after the case, the spending dispute pursuant to art. 54.
As a general rule, unless agreed otherwise, the spending dispute during conciliation each other
cancels; in the case of recognition of a claim or a waiver of its stores
the refund they are the side that has made such a statement. If they cannot
by předložiti immediately papers article 54. required, shall be adjusted in
the resolution only schedule the amount of their spending, then established a special
The resolution is enforceable. Will be delivered according to the regulation of the article. 53. at the request of the
the representatives of the States, the Court shall arrange for the performance of resolutions pursuant to art. 55.
Withdrawal of the application.
Until it was filed in response to a lawsuit, the plaintiff may take action;
later, you may do so only with the express consent of the defendant.
Withdrawal of the application, the writes to the log or the result of a special
the Charter within the meaning of article 3(1). 56., which shall apply mutatis mutandis.
If the action was withdrawn, runs a term specified to filing a suit on, as
as if the Bill has not yet been submitted at all.
By default the parties.
The general rule.
The proceedings shall be effected, although the party did not come to the year.
The representative of the State whose national is a party year zmeškavší, may
navrhnouti adjournment. Odročiti negotiations can be only once. If
as a result of the adjournment of the court costs and spending increases, the side of the zmeškavší
be saved in advance složiti sure.
In absentia trial.
If the party does not appear to the trial, and if it is not, according to article 58, paragraph
2. the proposed adjournment, the Court will set a time limit to zmeškavší side
submit a Charter, which perhaps have remained in their hands through it, that in the
the writings of them points out. After the expiry of the time limit the Court decides and
judgment in the following sentences will be enforceable.
Peace and the stay of proceedings.
Peace of mind control.
The souhlasnému design of both parties may be the Chairman the peace proceedings on
a period of time.
As soon as the specified length of time passes, the proceedings are resumed.
The stay of proceedings.
Death of a party, its legal representative or its agent, also
If such persons cease to be competence to act, or if the third
the person the legal successor of the party continues to be in control, regardless of the
such changes, if the matter is ripe for a decision.
If the matter is not yet ripe for a decision, it shall suspend the proceedings up to that time,
than the legal successor, the new legal representative or a new agent of dispute
takes over. They omit to do so, the Court may, on a proposal from the other side
or its representative the State plays the persons concerned a deadline by which the
they have either to enter into a dispute, or to make a Mormon out that přivolují to
pronouncement of the judgment. If not, continue in the proceedings.
Fix judgment and restoration of the dispute.
The Court may, ex officio or on the proposal of the party or a representative of the State
thee the judgment, the operative part is unclear, incomplete, inconsistent with itself
them or in which they are errors in typing or in numbers.
The proposal is not administer in court within one month from the date of service of the judgment.
The Court may odložiti enforcement of the judgment until a decision on this proposal.
Within one year from the date of service of the judgment, either party navrhnouti
a retrial, relying of new facts or evidence, but only
at that time,
and if he proves) that, without their guilt could not those new facts or
the evidence is dovolati before the judgment, which is contrary to, and
(b)) where new facts or new evidence of the kind that can
způsobiti an important change in the judgment.
The procedure for the renewal shall be initiated by a court decision, in which these
assumptions it finds and where at the same time determine the further procedure.
Deviations from the code of civil procedure.
In exceptional cases, the Court of odchýliti the provisions of this
Code of civil procedure, if the Court finds that such deviations are the command
Justice and decency.
To change the code of civil procedure.
The Court is reserved or change doplniti this procedure by
the experience which his praksí.
This procedure will be published in the 2. January 1922 in the Official Gazette of the two
In Lausannu, on 9 April. November 1921.
Robert Faza in r.
A German judge. judge:
Robert Doering in r.
CSL. judge. judge:
Dr. Cyril Dušek in r.
Dr. Edvard Beneš in r.