Part Five – Satisfaction of the Insolvency Creditors. Discontinuation of Proceedings

Chapter One – Acceptance of Claims

Section 180 – Competence for Acceptance of Claims

(1) An action for acceptance of a claim must be brought in ordinary proceedings. The local court at which the insolvency proceedings are or were pending has exclusive jurisdiction for the action. If the matter in dispute is not within the competence of local courts, the regional court within whose district the insolvency court is located shall have exclusive jurisdiction.

(2) If an action concerning the claim was pending at the time of commencement of insolvency proceedings, acceptance of the claim shall be pursued by resumption of the action.

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German Insolvency Code / in force since 29. December 2016