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Under which circumstances shall the judgement enforcement be postponed?

The judgement enforcement shall be postponed in the following cases:

    • The judgement debtor falls seriously ill as certified by a medical establishment of the district level or higher, or has entirely or partially lost their civil capacity to act pursuant to a court decision;
    • The judgement debtor’s address has not yet been identified, or the judgement debtor cannot solely fulfill its obligations under the judgement or decision for a plausible reason;
    • The involved parties agree to postpone the judgement enforcement. The agreement on postponement must be made in writing which clearly states the postponement duration and bears the signatures of the involved parties; During the postponement, the judgement debtor shall not bear any interest arising from the postponed judgement enforcement, unless otherwise agreed to by the involved parties;
    • The assets for judgement enforcement are accepted by the Court for handling under Article 74 and 75 of the Law on Enforcement of Civil Judgements. The value of the distrained assets defined in Article 90 of the Law on Enforcement of Civil Judgements is equal to or lower than the enforcement expenses and secured obligations following the prescribed reduction of their prices;
    • The judgement enforcement is within the period for competent state agencies to explain the judgement or decision and respond to recommendations of the civil judgement enforcement agency under Article 170.2.(b) and 179.2 of the Law on Enforcement of Civil Judgements;
    • Asset recipients or guardians of involved parties have been properly notified twice of the receipt of assets but fail to appear to receive them;
    • The transfer of rights and obligations for judgement enforcement according to Article 54, of the Law on Enforcement of Civil Judgements has not been made due to force majeure circumstances or objective obstacles;
    • The distrained assets cannot be sold, and the judgement creditor refuses to receive them for judgement enforcement under Article 104.3 of the Law on Enforcement of Civil Judgements;
    • Upon receiving requests for postponement of judgement enforcement from a person competent to protest through cassation or reopening procedures against a Court judgement.

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