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COVID-19 | Immediate and retroactive suspension of the time limits for appeals and proceedings before the Monaco Supreme Court (Tribunal Suprême) as of 16 March

27/03/2020

Published on 27 March in the Official Journal of the Principality (Journal de Monaco), Sovereign Ordinance No 8.019 of 26 March 2020 suspending the time limits for appeal and proceedings before the Monaco Supreme Court (Tribunal Suprême) to deal with the consequences of the measures taken to combat the COVID-19 virus pandemic, provides for the suspension, for a period of two months, of all time limits:

  • for appeal in administrative proceedings
  • for appeal in litigation proceedings
  • for proceedings provided for by Sovereign Ordinance No 2.984 of 16 April 1963 on the organisation and functioning of the Supreme Court, as amended

with the exception of:

  • those relating to the emergency procedure set out in Article 41 of Sovereign Ordinance No 2.984 of 16 April 1963 on the organisation and functioning of the Supreme Court, as amended

This Ordinance shall, moreover, apply immediately and retroactively to 16 March 2020.

Finally, this suspension may be extended by Order of the Secretary of Justice for "a period strictly necessary in view of the circumstances and the measures taken to combat the spread of the COVID-19 virus".

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Olivier Marquet
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Monaco