Jurisdiction of Courts and Enforcement of Judgments Act, 1993

Amendment of section 4 of Principal Act.

4.—Section 4 of the Principal Act is hereby amended by the substitution of the following subsection for subsection (2):

“(2) The following reports (which are reproduced in the Official Journal of the European Communities), namely—

(a) the reports by Mr. P. Jenard on the 1968 Convention and the 1971 Protocol1 ,

(b) the report by Professor Peter Schlosser on the 1978 Accession Convention2 ,

(c) the report by Professor Demetrios Evrigenis and Professor K. D. Kerameus on the accession of the Hellenic Republic to the 1968 Convention and the 1971 Protocol3 , and

(d) the report by Mr. Almeida Cruz, Mr. Desantes Real and Mr. P. Jenard on the 1989 Accession Convention4 ,

may be considered by any court when interpreting any provision of the Conventions and shall be given such weight as is appropriate in the circumstances.”.

OJ No. C 59 of 5.3.1979, p.l.

OJ No. C 59 of 5.3.1979, p. 71.

OJ No. C 298 of 24.11.1986, p. 1.

OJ No. C 189 of 28.7.1990, p. 35.