Contributed By Pérez-Llorca
Decisions rendered by the Courts of First Instance need not comply with any specific requirements in order to be appealable to the Provincial Courts. The sole exception to this rule are the judgements issued in oral trials for amounts below EUR3,000, which cannot be appealed.
On the other hand, decisions rendered by the Provincial Courts shall follow the rules concerning the extraordinary appeals before the Supreme Court, which must comply with certain requisites to be admissible.
In order for the Supreme Court to accept to process the extraordinary appeal for breach of procedure it must be based on the following grounds:
The above-mentioned infringements must be raised by the party who intends to lodge the appeal at the same stage of the proceeding as when the infringement or violation has taken place.
In order for the Supreme Court to agree to process the appeal in a court of cassation for infringement of the law, in terms of the details of the case, at least one of the following requirements must be met:
The decision on the appeal has reversal interest.