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Taking evidence - Latvia


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.

Latvia

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

Please note that the original language version of this page Latvian has been amended recently. The language version you are now viewing is currently being prepared by our translators.

The central body is the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Latvia.

Postal address:

The Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Latvia

Brivibas bvld.36

LV-1536, Riga

Latvia

Tel.:     (+371) 7036736 / (+371) 7036738

Fax      (+371) 7210823

E-mail: Link opens in new window tm.kanceleja@tm.gov.lv

Link opens in new windowMarika.Martinsone@tm.gov.lv

Link opens in new windowAnna.Polikarpova@tm.gov.lv

Latvia does not impose the use of communications technology, such as videoconferences and teleconferences.

Article 5 – Languages accepted for completion of the forms

Apart from Latvian Latvia accepts the forms, which are completed in English.

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

Requests may be sent by post, fax or e-mail.

Article 17 – 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 Latvian has been amended recently. The language version you are now viewing is currently being prepared by our translators.

The Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Latvia

Brivibas bvld.36

LV-1536, Riga

Latvia

Tel.:     (+371) 7036736 / (+371) 7036738

Fax      (+371) 7210823

E-mail: tm.kanceleja@tm.gov.lv

Marika.Martinsone@tm.gov.lv

Anna.Polikarpova@tm.gov.lv

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

Latvia does not have agreements or arrangements maintained between Member States referred to in Article 21 paragraph 2 (agreements or arrangements between two or more Member States to further facilitate the taking of evidence, provided that they are compatible with Regulation 1206/20010, as well as drafts of such agreements or arrangements which they intend to adopt and any denunciation of, or amendments to, these agreements or arrangements.


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Last update: 07/02/2019