The justice ministry said, however, that any delays could not contravene Luxembourg’s constitution or international law.
The government introduced an indefinite extension of the statutory time limit to file administrative complaints or appeal administrative rulings, except for immigration and asylum cases.
Civil and commercial law
Pre-trial filings for civil and commercial cases, procedural deadlines in all bankruptcy cases and succession cases, and the time limit for contesting or appealing judicial decisions have been suspended.
The deadline to file birth notices within 5 days and the requirement to publish marriage banns have been suspended.
Evictions from residential properties are frozen.
Companies have a three-month extension to posting annual accounts and related reports that were due starting on 18 March.
Criminal and correctional matters
During the state of emergency, applications to district and appeal courts will be judged only on written pleadings, which can be filed electronically. Defendants, their lawyers and prosecutors will not appear in court.