Enforcing Contracts

Below is a detailed summary of the efficiency of contract enforcement. It follows the evolution of a sale of goods dispute, tracking the time, cost and number of procedures involved from the moment the plaintiff files the lawsuit until actual payment.

This information was collected as part of the Doing Business project, which measures and compares regulations relevant to the life cycle of a small- to medium-sized domestic business in 189 economies. The most recent round of data collection was completed in June 2014.

  • Court name: Tehran First Instance Court
  • Claim value: IRR 175,595,061
  • City: Tehran
 

Indicator                                                

 

 

Time (days)

 

 

505

 

 

Filing and service

 

 

30

 

 

Trial and judgment

 

 

295

 

 

Enforcement of judgment

 

 

180

 

 

Cost (% of claim)    

 

 

          17

 

 

Attorney cost (% of claim)

 

 

10

 

 

Court cost (% of claim)

 

 

2

 

 

Enforcement Cost (% of claim)

 

 

5

 

 

Procedures (number)                                         

 

 

40

 

 

Filing and service

 

 

 

Trial and judgment

 

 

 

 

Enforcement of judgment

 

 

 

 

* Not counted in the total number of procedures.

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