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Succession Regulation (Brussels IV)
Article 73

Article 73 — Suspension of the effects of the Certificate

  1. The effects of the Certificate may be suspended by:
    1. the issuing authority, at the request of any person demonstrating a legitimate interest, pending a modification or withdrawal of the Certificate pursuant to Article 71; or
    2. the judicial authority, at the request of any person entitled to challenge a decision taken by the issuing authority pursuant to Article 72, pending such a challenge.
  2. The issuing authority or, as the case may be, the judicial authority shall without delay inform all persons to whom certified copies of the Certificate have been issued pursuant to Article 70(1) of any suspension of the effects of the Certificate.

    During the suspension of the effects of the Certificate no further certified copies of the Certificate may be issued.