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

The court competent to take evidence is the municipal court (općinski sud) in whose territory procedural actions have to be undertaken.

Article 4 – Central body

The Ministry of Justice and Administration of the Republic of Croatia (Ministarstvo pravosuđa i uprave Republike Hrvatske)

Ulica grada Vukovara 49

10000 Zagreb

tel.: +385 1 371 40 00

web: https://mpu.gov.hr/

Article 6 – Languages accepted for completion of the forms

The forms may be completed in English.

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

Requests and other communications are to be transmitted by email.

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 Croatian has been amended recently. The language version you are now viewing is currently being prepared by our translators.

The Ministry of Justice and Administration of the Republic of Croatia (Ministarstvo pravosuđa i uprave Republike Hrvatske)

Ulica grada Vukovara 49

10000 Zagreb

tel.: +385 1 371 40 00

web: https://mpu.gov.hr/

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

Agreement between the Republic of Croatia and the Republic of Slovenia of 7 February 1994 on legal assistance in civil and criminal matters.

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

Croatia is not in a position to operate the decentralised IT system earlier than required by the Regulation.

Last update: 15/07/2024

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