Article 16. Presumptions concerning recognition

Past version: effective from 14/06/2015 - 13/06/2015
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(1) If the decision or certificate referred to in paragraph (2) of Article 15 indicates that the foreign proceeding is a proceeding within the meaning of sub-paragraph (a) of Article 2 and that the foreign representative is a person or body within the meaning of sub-paragraph (d) of Article 2, the Court is entitled to so presume.
(2) The Court is entitled to presume that documents submitted in support of the application for recognition are authentic, whether or not they have been legalised.
(3) In the absence of proof to the contrary, the debtor's registered office, or habitual residence in the case of an individual, is presumed to be the centre of the debtor's main interests.