Georgien - Zentrale Behörde und praktische Information

Central Authority:

Ministry of Justice - Public International Law Department

Contact details:

Address: 24a Gorgasali St.
0114 TBILISI
Georgia
Telephone:  (+995 32) 2 40 52 04
Fax:  (+995 32) 2 40 52 04
E-mail:  Intlawdep@justice.gov.ge
General website:  https://www.justice.gov.ge/
Contact person:  ·       Ms. Ketevan Sarajishvili

Head of Public International Law Department
Language of communication: Georgian, English, Russian
Email: ksarajishvili@justice.gov.ge

 ·       Ms. Maia Sartania

Specialist of Public International Law Department

Language of communication: Georgian, English, Russian

E-mail: msartani@justice.gov.ge 

Languages spoken by staff:  Georgian, English, Russian

 

Practical Information:

Forwarding authorities
(Art. 3(1)):

Courts of First Instance

Courts of Appeal

Supreme Court

Methods of service
(Art. 5(1)(2)):
The Central Authority – The Ministry of justice forwards the incoming requests for service to the competent court of first instance, which executes such requests in accordance with Chapter VIII of the Civil Procedure Code of Georgia (see: https://matsne.gov.ge/en/document/view/29962?publication=134)
Translation requirements
(Art. 5(3)):
The documents to be served on the territory of Georgia shall be written in the Georgian language or accompanied by a translation into the Georgian language duly certified according to the law of the requesting State
Costs relating to execution of the request for service
(Art. 12):
There are no costs that are typically reimbursable to Georgia pursuant to Article 12 (2) of the Convention
Time for execution of request:  Within a reasonable period of time 
Judicial officers, officials or other competent persons
(Art. 10(b))
Not applicable: Georgia objects to the service of documents by the means defined under Sub-paragraph (b) of Article 10 of the Convention
Oppositions and declarations
(Art. 21(2)):
Click here to read all the declarations made by this State under the Service Convention.
Art. 8(2): Georgia declares that it shall object to direct service of judicial documents upon persons within its territory through foreign diplomatic or consular agents, unless the documents are to be served upon a national of the State from which the documents originate
Art. 10(a):  
Art. 10(b): Georgia objects to the service of documents by the means defined under Sub-paragraph (b) of Article 10 of the Convention.
Art. 10(c): Georgia objects to the service of documents by the means defined under Sub-paragraph (c) of Article 10 of the Convention.
Art. 15(2): Georgia declares that a judge is authorized to deliver judgment in accordance with the conditions stated in Article 15 of the Convention.
Art. 16(3): Georgia declares that the application for relief set out in Article 16 of the Convention shall not be upheld if it is filed after the expiration of a period of five years following the date on which the judgment was given
Derogatory channels (bilateral or multilateral agreements or internal law permitting other transmission channels)
(Arts. 11, 19, 24 and 25)
Disclaimer:
Information may not be complete or fully updated – please contact the relevant authorities to verify this information.
Not applicable: There are not any bilateral or multilateral agreements or internal law permitting other transmission channels
Useful links:  
Competent authorities
(Arts 6, 9)
Art. 6: Courts of First Instance
Art. 9: Ministry of Justice
Other authorities
(Art. 18)
Not Applicable : There are no other designated authorities in addition to the Central Authority

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