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How can I challenge a refusal of the city council in civil registration?

Verified 18 septembre 2019 - Directorate for Legal and Administrative Information (Prime Minister)

The town hall is obliged to issue you the following documents:

  FYI : the town hall must also update family book if you ask him.

In case of refusal by the town hall, you must first make an administrative appeal before the public prosecutor. The judge may be seised in a 2e time.

Graceful remedy: public prosecutor

Civil status documents shall be drawn up by a registrar under the supervision of the Public Prosecutor.

In the event of an unjustified refusal to issue or update a document, you must contact the public prosecutor of the court having territorial jurisdiction for the town hall concerned.

You can also enter the Advocate:

Litigation: court

In the event of a refusal by the public prosecutor, you may apply to the court having territorial jurisdiction over the town hall in question.

  Please note : the refusal to perform marriage or refusal to register marriage record are subject to a specific appeal.