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These mechanisms regulate jurisdiction, recognition and enforcement of judgements:

Brussels I (Council Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 on the jurisdiction, recognition and enforcement of judgements in civil and commercial matters)

Brussels II (Regulation Council Regulation (EC) No 2201/2003 of 27 November 2003 concerning jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in matrimonial matters and the matters of parental responsibility, repealing Regulation (EC) No 1347/2000)