Council Reg 1393/2007/EC of 13.11.07 on the service in the Member States of judicial and extrajudicial documents in civil or commercial matters (service of documents), and repealing Council Reg 1348/2000/EC.

This Regulation applies in civil and commercial matters where a judicial or extrajudicial document has to be transmitted from one Member State to another for service there. It shall not extend in particular to revenue, customs or administrative matters or to liability of the State for actions or omissions in the exercise of state authority. It will come into force on 13.11.08, although Article 23 relating to Member States’ communications to the Commission shall apply from 13.8.08.