Taking evidence (recast)

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Article 2(1) – Authorities that can be considered as courts

Click on the link below for a list of all the competent courts in the Netherlands in relation to this article.

https://www.rechtspraak.nl/Organisatie-en-contact/Organisatie/Rechtbanken

Article 3(2) – Requested courts

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The name and address of the competent authority;

Rechtbank ’s-Gravenhage (District Court, The Hague)

Prins Clauslaan 60, 2595 AJ The Hague

Postbus 20302, 2500 EH The Hague

Tel. 070 362 2200

Article 4 – Central body

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The name and address of the central body which will carry out the tasks in the Regulation:

Raad voor de Rechtspraak (Council for the Judiciary)

Kneuterdijk 1, 2514 EM The Hague

Postbus 90613, 2509 LP The Hague

Tel. 070 361 6161

The Council for the Judiciary is the only central body and is therefore competent in all cases to carry out the tasks.

Article 6 – Languages accepted for completion of the forms

The languages accepted with regard to the form referred to in Article 6 of the Regulation are English and Dutch.

Article 7 – Means accepted for transmission of requests and other communications

The means of transmission accepted by the Netherlands is by post. Other possible arrangements may be laid down by General Administrative Order.

Article 19 – Central body or competent authority(ies) responsible for decisions on requests for direct taking of evidence

Please note that the original language version of this page Dutch has been amended recently. The language version you are now viewing is currently being prepared by our translators.

The name and address of the competent authority;

Raad voor de Rechtspraak (Council for the Judiciary)

Kneuterdijk 1, 2514 EM The Hague

Postbus 90613, 2509 LP The Hague

Tel. 070 361 6161

Article 29 – Agreements or arrangements to which Member States are parties and which comply with the conditions in Article 29(2)

Not relevant.

Article 31(4) – Notification on the early use of the decentralised IT-system

To be determined

Last update: 06/09/2022

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