Communications and publication of information under Article 23
Article 23 of the EU Service Regulation requires member states to communicate information to the Commission about their particular service requirements, both in relation to the transmission of documents between transmitting and receiving agencies, and the other methods of service envisaged by the EU Service Regulation. For complete information on the reservations, declarations and notifications made by EU member states in relation to:
· Article 2(1) – Transmitting agencies.
· Article 2(2) – Receiving agencies.
· Article 2(4)(c) – Means of receipt of documents.
· Article 2(4)(d) – Languages that may be used for the completion of the standard form set out in Annex I.
· Article 3 – Central body.
· Article 4 – Transmission of documents.
· Articles 8(3) and 9(2) – Particular periods set by national law for serving documents.
· Article 10 – Certificate of service and copy of the document served.
· Article 11 – Costs of service.
· Article 13 – Service by diplomatic or consular agents.
· Article 15 – Direct service.
· Article 19 – Defendant not entering an appearance.
See, e-justice portal, which has a search function to identify competent courts and authorities (the central body, the transmitting agency, and so on) and also country pages (listed down the right hand side) where information provided by member states can be checked.