Regulation (2012:826) With Additional Provisions Applicable To The 1996 Hague Convention

Original Language Title: Förordning (2012:826) med kompletterande bestämmelser till 1996 års Haagkonvention

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Scope of application

section 1 of this regulation contains rules which complement

The Hague, 19 October 1996 of the Convention on dagtecknade

jurisdiction, applicable law, recognition, enforcement and

cooperation in respect of parental responsibility and measures for the protection

of children (the 1996 Hague Convention).

Central Authority

section 2 of the Cabinet Office (the Foreign Ministry) is

Central Authority under the 1996 Hague Convention in Sweden.

paragraph 3 of the Central Authority shall assist in the implementation of the 1996

Convention and has the information required for

central authorities of the Convention.

Competent court

section 4 an application referred to in section 6 of the Act (2012:318) of 1996

Convention and which is wholly or in part to a child's

person is made to the District Court, as set out in chapter 21. 1 §

parental code. Regulation (2014:1521).

§ 5 in other cases than those referred to in paragraph 4, an application referred to

in section 6 of the Act (2012:318) on the 1996 Hague Convention to the

District Court in the following list, within whose jurisdiction

the defendant has his domicile. If the defendant is not domiciled

in Sweden, made the application to the Nacka District Court.

District Court Jurisdiction

The Nacka District Court, Stockholm County

Uppsala District Court of Uppsala County

Eskilstuna, Södermanland County District Court

Linköping, Östergötland County District Court

Jönköping City Court, Jönköping County

Växjö kronoberg County

Kalmar, Kalmar County District Court

Gotlands tingsrätt Gotland County

District Court of Blekinge, Blekinge County

Kristianstad City Court Bromölla, Båstad, Hässleholm,

Klippan, Kristianstad, Osby,

Perstorp, Simrishamn,

Tomelilla, Åstorp, Ängelholm,

Örkelljunga and Östra Göinge


Malmö District Court Bjuv, Burlöv, Eslöv,

Helsingborg, Höganäs, Hörby,

Höör, Kävlinge Landskrona,

Lomma, Lund, Malmö, Sjöbo;

Skurup, Staffanstorp,

Svalöv, Svedala,

Trelleborg, Vellinge and

Ystad municipalities

Halmstad, Halland County District Court

District Court of Gothenburg, Göteborg, Härryda, Kungälv,

Lysekils, Munkedal, Mölndal,

Orust, Partille, Sotenäs,

Stenungsund, Strömstad,

Tanum, Tjörn, Uddevalla and

Öckerö municipalities

District Court of Vänersborg Ale, Alingsås Bengtsfors,

Bollebygd, Borås, Dals-Ed,

Färgelanda, Herrljunga, Lerum,

Lilla Edets, Mark, Mellerud,

Svenljunga, Tranemo,

Trollhättan, Ulricehamn,

Vårgårda, Vänersborg and

Åmåls municipalities

Skaraborgs District Court Essunga, Falköping, grästorp,

Gullspång, Götene, Habo, Hjo,

Karlsborg, Lidköping,

Mariestad, Mullsjö, Crowd,

Skövde, Tibro, Tidaholm,

Töreboda and Be municipalities

Värmlands District Court Värmland County

Örebro District Court County of Örebro

Västmanlands District Court, Västmanlands län

The FALU District Court, Dalarna County, Sweden

Gävle, Gävleborg County District Court

Ångermanland country District Court Västernorrlands län

Östersunds tingsrätt Jämtlands län

Umeå, Västerbotten County District Court

Luleå tingsrätt norrbotten County

Regulation (2014:1521).


section 6 of the Petitions and messages to the Swedish

the central authority or other authorities shall, if they are not

written in Swedish, be accompanied by a translation in Swedish

or, if it is difficult to achieve such a

translation, a translation into English.

Regulation (2014:1521).

paragraph 7 of A court or other authority, if any,

on a copy of a judgment or order given by

authority shall certify that the judgment is real.

Regulation (2014:1521).


section 8 Central Authority shall ensure that requests and

notices under the 1996 Hague Convention, if possible, broadcast

directly to a competent authority without the mediation of

the central authority. Regulation (2014:1521).

section 9 If the central authority receives a request or a

notice under the 1996 Hague Convention concerning a question

to be or can be dealt with by another authority, shall

the central authority shall immediately forward the request or

the message to the authority. The central authority should

notify the sender to what authority port forwarding

have been made. Regulation (2014:1521).