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Taking evidence - Ireland


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.

Ireland

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

Court competent for the taking of evidence according to this regulation:

District Court

1st Floor,

Aras Ui Dhalaigh, Four Courts,

Dublin 7

Tel.: (353-01) 888 6152

Fax: (353-01) 878 3218

e-mail: Link opens in new windowMaryO'Mara@courts.ie

Contact Person: Ms Mary O'Mara

Territorial Jurisdiction: National

(Counties Dublin, Louth, Meath, Westmeath, Offaly, Wicklow, Wexford, Longford, Laois, Kildare, Carlow, Kilkenny, Cork, Clare, Limerick, Tipperary, Waterford, Kerry, Galway, Roscommon, Mayo, Sligo, Leitrim, Donegal, Cavan, Monaghan).

Article 3 – Central body

Central body supplying information to the courts, seeking solutions to any difficulties which may arise.

Courts Service

1st Floor,

Aras Ui Dhalaigh, Four Courts,

Dublin 7

Tel.: (353-01) 888 6152

Fax: (353-01) 878 3218

e-mail: Link opens in new windowMaryO'Mara@courts.ie

Territorial Jurisdiction: National.

(Counties Dublin, Louth, Meath, Westmeath, Offaly, Wicklow, Wexford, Longford, Laois, Kildare, Carlow, Kilkenny, Cork, Clare, Limerick, Tipperary, Waterford, Kerry, Galway, Roscommon, Mayo, Sligo, Leitrim, Donegal, Cavan, Monaghan).

Article 5 – Languages accepted for completion of the forms

Forms will be accepted in English only.

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

Requests may be sent by post, fax or email.

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

Circuit & District Court Operations Directorate

Courts Service,

4th Floor Phoenix House,

15 - 24 Phoenix St. North,

Smithfield,Dublin 7

Tel.: (353-01) 888 60 45 / (353-01) 888 60 69

Fax: (353-01) 888 60 63

E-Mail: Link opens in new windowPatMoynan@courts.ie

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

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Last update: 10/04/2018