Bosnien und Herzegowina - Zentrale Behörde

Central Authority(ies):

The Ministry of Justice of Bosnia and Herzegovina 

Contact details:

Address: the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Trg Bosne i Hercegovine 1
71000 SARAJEVO Bosnia and Herzegovina
Telephone: +387 (33) 281 571
Fax: +387 (33) 201 653
General website:  
Contact person:  
Languages spoken by staff: English

Practical Information:

Forwarding authorities (Art. 3(1)):

Name of forwarding authority - the forwarding authority is the authority or judicial officer that is competent under the law of your State to forward requests for service abroad

Ministry of Justice of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Methods of service (Art. 5(1)(2)):

Brief statement as to how incoming requests for service are executed in your State (i.e., how the documents are served) - reference to relevant laws (civil procedure code or court rules)

The methods of service are prescribed by domestic law - Civil Procedure Code of Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Civil Procedure Code of Republika Srpska and Civil Procedure Code of Br?ko District of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Translation requirements (Art. 5(3)):

Brief statement as to whether the Central Authority requires documents, which are to be served under Article 5(1), to be in - or translated into - the official language of your State

Translation in sense of Article 5(3) is not required in Bosnia and Herzegovina. 
Costs relating to execution of the request for service (Art. 12):

List of the types of costs (if any) that are typically reimbursable to your State pursuant to Article 12(2) of the Convention

Bosnia and Herzegovina bears the costs for the service of documents.
Time for execution of request:

Indication of the time elapsing from receipt of incoming request for service until forwarding of the certificate of service - see response to question 7

No information available.
Judicial officers, officials or other competent persons (Art. 10(b)):

Name, e.g., the body of judicial officers competent to effect service of judicial documents coming from another Contracting State - only applicable for States whose internal law allows for this practice 

Oppositions and declarations (Art. 21(2)):  
Art. 8(2):  
Art. 10(a):  
Art. 10(b):  
Art. 10(c):  
Art. 15(2):  
Art. 16(3):  
Derogatory channels (bilateral or multilateral agreements or internal law permitting other transmission channels) (Arts. 11, 19, 24 and 25)

List of bilateral or multilateral agreements to which your State is party, as well as provisions of the internal law of your State permitting other methods of transmission of documents coming from abroad for service within the territory of your State

Bilateral conventions on judicial co-operation:
Austria (Vienna, 16 December 1954), Algeria (20 September 2011), Belgium (24 September 1971); Bulgaria (23 March 1956), Croatia (Split, 26 February 1996 amended in Split, 17 June 2002), People's Republic of China (2012), Czech Republic (20 January 1964), Cyprus (19 September 1984), the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (2005 amended 2013), Moldova (19 June 2012), Mongolia (8 June 1981), France (29 October 1969), Greece (18 June 1959), Hungary (7 March 1968), Iran (14 June 2011), Iraq (23 May 1986), Italy (3 December 1960), Montenegro (9 July 2010), Poland (6 February 1960), Romania (18 October 1960), Russian Federation (24 February 1962), Serbia (2005 amended 2010), Slovakia (20 January 1964), Slovenia (21 October 2009), Turkey (2013), United Kingdom (27 February 1936).
Useful links:

Address of websites containing information relating to the operation of the Convention in your State


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