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Taking evidence - Austria


FINDING COMPETENT COURTS/AUTHORITIES

The search tool below will help you to identify court(s)/authority(ies) competent for a specific European legal instrument. Please note that although every effort has been made to ascertain the accuracy of the results, there may be some exceptional cases concerning the determination of competence that are not necessarily covered.

Austria

Taking evidence


Article 2 – Requested courts

Article 3 – Central body

Article 5 – Languages accepted for completion of the forms

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

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

Article 21 – Agreements or arrangements to which Member States are parties and which comply with the conditions in Article 21(2)

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

For the whole of Austria, the central body under Article 3(1) and the competent authority under Article 3(3) in conjunction with Article 17 of the Regulation is the

Ministry of Constitutional Affairs, Reforms, Deregulation and Justice (Bundesministerium für Verfassung, Reformen, Deregulierung und Justiz)

Museumstrasse 7,

1070 Vienna

Tel.:    (43-1) 52 1 52 2147

Fax:    (43-1) 52 1 52 2829

E-mail: Team.z@bmvrdj.gv.at

Article 5 – Languages accepted for completion of the forms

Forms may be completed in German or English.

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

Requests may be submitted by post, courier service or fax.

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

Ministry of Constitutional Affairs, Reforms, Deregulation and Justice (Bundesministerium für Verfassung, Reformen, Deregulierung und Justiz)

Museumstrasse 7,

1070 Vienna

Tel.:    (43-1) 52 1 52 2147

Fax:    (43-1) 52 1 52 2829

E-mail:  Team.z@bmvrdj.gv.at

Article 21 – Agreements or arrangements to which Member States are parties and which comply with the conditions in Article 21(2)

There are currently no plans to maintain any bilateral agreements.


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Last update: 17/10/2018