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Article 2 – Requested courts

Click on the below link to view all competent authorities related to this Article.
List of competent authorities

Article 3 – Central body

The name and address of the central body which will carry out the duties indicated in Article 3(1) of the Regulation are as follows:

Raad voor de Rechtspraak

Kneuterdijk 1, 2514 EM Den Haag

Postbus 90613, 2509 LP 's-Gravenhage

Tel.: 070 361 9723

Fax: 070 361 9715

The Raad voor de Rechtspraak is the sole central body and as such is competent in all cases to carry out the tasks indicated in Article 3 of the Regulation.

Article 5 – Languages accepted for completion of the forms

The other language in which requests may be submitted pursuant to Article 5 of the Regulation is English.

Article 6 – Means accepted for transmission of requests and other communications

Documents may be sent to Dutch courts by fax.

Article 17 – Central body or competent authority(ies) responsible for decisions on requests for direct taking of evidence

The name and address of the competent body responsible for taking decisions on requests pursuant to Article 17 of the Regulation are as follows:

Hague District Court

Prins Clauslaan 60, 2595 AJ ‘s-Gravenhage

Postbus 20302, 2500 EH ‘s-Gravenhage

Tel.: 070 381 3131

Fax: 070 381 1972

The Hague District Court is the sole competent authority and as such is competent in respect of all requests pursuant to Article 17.

Last update: 28/06/2016

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