ⓘ Judicial cooperation


European Judicial Network

The European Judicial Network is a network of contact points within the EU designed to facilitate judicial cooperation across borders. With a focus on serious crime, it helps form and maintain contacts between agencies in member states. The Network was created by Joint Action 98/428 in 1998, to fulfil recommendation no. 21 of the Action Plan to Combat Organised Crime adopted by the Council of the European Union on 28 April 1997. A priority of the EJN is the dissemination of information to its citizens, judges and legal practitioners, primarily through its Web site. The EJN’s main functions ...


Hague Evidence Convention

The Convention on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters - more commonly referred to as the Hague Evidence Convention - is a multilateral treaty which was drafted under the auspices of the Hague Conference on Private International Law. The treaty was negotiated in 1967 and 1968 and signed in The Hague on 18 March 1970. It entered into force in 1972. It allows transmission of letters of request from one signatory state to another signatory state without recourse to consular and diplomatic channels. Inside the US, obtaining evidence under the Evidence Convention can be ...


Hague Service Convention

The Convention on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters, more commonly called the Hague Service Convention, is a multilateral treaty which was adopted in The Hague, The Netherlands, on 15 November 1965 by member states of the Hague Conference on Private International Law. It came into existence to give litigants a reliable and efficient means of serving the documents on parties living, operating or based in another country. The provisions of the convention apply to service of process in civil and commercial matters but not criminal matter ...


Letters rogatory

Letters rogatory or letters of request are a formal request from a court to a foreign court for some type of judicial assistance. The most common remedies sought by letters rogatory are service of process and taking of evidence.


Police and Judicial Co-operation in Criminal Matters

Police and Judicial Co-operation in Criminal Matters was the third of the three pillars of the European Union. It was named Justice and Home Affairs before 1999. The pillar existed between 1993 and 2009, when it was absorbed into a consolidated European Union structure and became the area of freedom, security and justice. The pillar focused on co-operation in law enforcement and combating racism. It was based more around intergovernmental cooperation than the other pillars meaning there was little input from the European Commission, European Parliament and the Court of Justice. It was resp ...


ⓘ Judicial cooperation

  • agreements framework cooperation agreement on last generation migration matters Political MOU three international judicial cooperation agreements MOU
  • contributed considerably to the development of the international judicial cooperation movement, notably in the areas of constitutional judiciary, environmental
  • a key role in cooperation with between the DRC and the International Criminal Court, leading to the agreement on judicial cooperation between the DRC
  • The European Political Cooperation EPC was introduced in 1970 and was the synonym for European Union foreign policy coordination until it was superseded
  • The Convention on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters, more commonly called the Hague Service Convention
  • The National People s Congress Supervisory and Judicial Affairs Committee simplified Chinese: 全国人民代表大会监察和司法委员会 traditional Chinese: 全國人民代表大會監察和司法委員會
  • people s court area judicial research base, Shanghai international judicial cooperation organization communication training cooperation base characteristics
  • IRZ in cooperation with the Dutch Center for International Legal Cooperation CILC and the Austrian Agency for Economic Cooperation and Development
  • Eurojust is an agency of the European Union EU dealing with judicial co - operation in criminal matters among agencies of the member states. It is seated

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