Law 1/2000, of January 7, on Civil Procedure

Exact name (in spanish): Ley 1/2000, de 7 de enero, de Enjuiciamiento Civil

Current update: Revision valid from June 16, 2019 to April 29, 2021

Approval date: January 8, 2001

Effective: Yes

Entity that promotes it: Head of state

Issue: Public administration


This new Law of Civil Procedure is inspired and directed in its entirety to the interest of the individuals, which is to say the interest of all legal subjects and, consequently, of the entire society. Without ignoring the experience, points of view and proposals of all the professionals involved in civil Justice, this Law looks, however, first and foremost, at those who demand or may demand jurisdictional protection, truly effective, for their legitimate rights and interests.

Geographic scope of application: Spain

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