Acta Universitatis Danubius. Relationes Internationales, Vol 11, No 1 (2018)

Legal regulation of succession in European Union law, case study: Regulation no. 650/12 of the European Union

Freskim Musliu, Armend Ahmeti


Abstract: This paper aims to inform readers in general with the EU Regulation on Succession, on its content, by analysing briefly the most important issues of this Regulation, and by providing answers to various dilemmas that EU citizens and others may have on important issues such as what this Regulation generally regulates; if an EU resident who lives or resides in a country other than that of origin dies, which law shall apply to his succession and which authority shall govern that succession; if the decisions and documents issued by the authorities governing the succession in a state are recognized in the other state or not; some brief issues about European Certificate of Succession, and other important issues pertaining to the governing of succession of EU citizens. While analysing and elaborating the content of the regulation, we will give certain examples in order to understand it easier. This paper will serve all those who want to know more about the Regulation, either for personal or academic reasons.



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