Taking evidence - Poland


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

The central body referred to in Article 3 is: The Ministry of Justice (Ministerstwo Sprawiedliwości), Department for International Cooperation and Human Rights (Departament Współpracy Międzynarodowej i Praw Człowieka)

Ministry of Justice (Ministerstwo Sprawiedliwości)
Department for International Cooperation and Human Rights (Departament Współpracy Międzynarodowej i Praw Człowieka)
Al. Ujazdowskie 11
00-950 Warsaw
Tel./Fax: +48 22 23-90-870 +48 22 628 09 49
E-mail: Link opens in new windowdwmpc@ms.gov.pl

Languages: Polish, English, German and French.

Article 5 – Languages accepted for completion of the forms

Under Article 5, the language accepted for requests is Polish.

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

Documents may be sent by post only.

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

Ministry of Justice (Ministerstwo Sprawiedliwości)

Department for International Cooperation and Human Rights (Departament Współpracy Międzynarodowej i Praw Człowieka)

Al. Ujazdowskie 11

00-950 Warsaw

Tel./Fax: +48 22 23-90-870 +48 22 628 09 49

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

Not applicable


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Last update: 29/08/2017