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Succession Regulation (Brussels IV)
Article 67

Article 67 — Issue of the Certificate

  1. The issuing authority shall issue the Certificate without delay in accordance with the procedure laid down in this Chapter when the elements to be certified have been established under the law applicable to the succession or under any other law applicable to specific elements. It shall use the form established in accordance with the advisory procedure referred to in Article 81(2).

    The issuing authority shall not issue the Certificate in particular if:

    1. the elements to be certified are being challenged; or
    2. the Certificate would not be in conformity with a decision covering the same elements.
  2. The issuing authority shall take all necessary steps to inform the beneficiaries of the issue of the Certificate.