|Date of accession||12 May 1977|
|Date of entry into force||10 August 1977|
|Instrument of accession||
Instrument of accession of 29 April 1977 published in the State Official Gazette on 11 July 1977 [Original in Spanish]
|National Arbitration Act in force||
Act 60/2003 of 23 December 2003, as amended by Act 11/2011 of 20 May 2011 [Original in Spanish]
|Domestic Court with jurisdiction over recognition and enforcement of foreign award||
The competent Court for recognition is the Civil and Criminal Chamber of the Superior Court of Justice of the Autonomous Community where the party against whom recognition is sought, or the person to whom the award or decision applies to, has his place of business or residence; and subsidiarily, the territorial competence of the Court will be determined by the place of enforcement of such award or decision or where the award or decision will carry legal consequences.
The competent Court for enforcement is the Court of First Instance where the party against whom enforcement is sought, or the person to whom the award or decision applies to, has his place of business or residence; and subsidiarily, the territorial competence of the Court will be determined by the place of enforcement of such award or decision or where the award or decision will carry legal consequences.
|Author(s) and Contributor(s)||
Francisco G. Prol (Prol & Asociados)
For further information, see the ICC Guide to National Rules of Procedure for Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Awards under the New York Convention on Spain
Maria Jose Castellanos Ruiz / Exequatur de laudos arbitrales extranjeros en España : comentario al auto del TSJ de Murcia de 12 de Abril de 2019 [Translation: Exequatur of Foreign Aribitral Awards in Spain: Commentary to the Decision of the High Court of Justice of Murcia of 12th April 2019] / 12 Cuadernos Derecho Transnacional 512 (2020) - 2020
Francisco J. Garcimartín Alférez ; Sara Sánchez Fernández / Sobre el Reconocimiento en España de Laudos Arbitrales Extranjeros Anulados o Suspendidos en el Estado de Origen Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards Set Aside or Suspended in the State of Origin / 8(1) Cuadernos de Derecho Transnacional 111 (2016) - 2016