Taking evidence (recast)

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Taking evidence


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

Not applicable.

Article 3(2) – Requested courts

District courts

Article 4 – Central body

Ministry of Justice

Division for Criminal Cases and International Judicial Co-operation (BIRS)

Central Authority

S-103 33 Stockholm

Tel.: + 46 8 405 45 00

Fax: + 46 (0) 8 405 46 76

Contact email: ju.birs@gov.se

Article 6 – Languages accepted for completion of the forms

In addition to Swedish, English may be used to complete the form in Annex I.

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

Not applicable.

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

Ministry of Justice

Division for Criminal Cases and International Judicial Co-operation (BIRS)

Central Authority

S-103 33 Stockholm

Tel.: + 46 8 405 45 00

Fax: 46 (0) 8 405 46 76

Contact email: ju.birs@gov.se

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

There are no remaining agreements.

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

Not applicable.

Last update: 30/05/2024

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