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Taking evidence - Czech Republic


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.

Czech Republic

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

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List of competent authorities

Article 3 – Central body

Ministry of Justice, International Department (Ministerstvo spravedlnosti, mezinárodní odbor)
Vyšehradská 16
128 10 Prague 2
Phone: +420-221-997-111
Fax: +420-224-919-927
E-mail: posta@msp.justice.cz

Article 5 – Languages accepted for completion of the forms

Languages accepted: English and Czech.

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

The technical means for the receipt of requests are post, fax and email.

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

Ministry of Justice, International Department (Ministerstvo spravedlnosti, mezinárodní odbor)
Vyšehradská 16
128 10 Prague 2
Phone: +420-221-997-157
Fax: +420-224-919-927
E-mail: posta@msp.justice.cz

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

  • Treaty between the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic and Polish Peoples' Republic on Legal Aid and Settlement of Legal Relations in Civil, Family, Labour and Criminal matters, signed at Warsaw on 21 December 1987, in force between the Czech Republic and Poland (Smlouva mezi ČSSR a PLR o právní pomoci a úpravě právních vztahů ve věcech občanských, rodinných, pracovních a trestních podepsaná ve Varšavě dne 21. prosince 1987, platná mezi Českou republikou a Polskem)
  • Treaty between the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic and Hungarian Peoples' Republic on Legal Aid and Settlement of Legal Relations in Civil, Family, Labour and Criminal Matters, signed at Bratislava on 28 March 1989, in force between the Czech Republic and Hungary (Smlouva mezi ČSSR a MLR o právní pomoci a úpravě právních vztahů ve věcech občanských, rodinných, pracovních a trestních podepsaná v Bratislavě dne 28. března 1989, platná mezi Českou republikou a Maďarskem)
  • Treaty between the Czech Republic and Slovak Republic on Legal Aid provided by Judicial Bodies and on Settlement of Certain Legal Relations in Civil and Criminal Matters, signed at Prague on 29 October 1992 (Smlouva mezi ČR a SR o právní pomoci poskytované justičními orgány a o úpravě některých právních vztahů v občanských a trestních věcech podepsaná v Praze dne 29. října 1992)
  • Treaty between the Czech Republic and the Federal Republic of Germany on Further Facilitation of Legal Aid Provision based on the Hague Conventions of 1 March 1954 on Civil Procedure, of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters, and of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters (Smlouva mezi ČR a SRN o dalším usnadnění styku při poskytování právní pomoci na základě Haagských úmluv ze dne 1.3.1954 o civilním řízení, ze dne 15. listopadu 1965 o doručování soudních a mimosoudních písemností v cizině ve věcech občanských nebo obchodních ze dne 18. března 1970 o provádění důkazů v cizině ve věcech občanských nebo obchodních)

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Last update: 06/03/2019