Details of Treaty No.100

European Convention on the Obtaining Abroad of Information and Evidence in Administrative Matters
Title European Convention on the Obtaining Abroad of Information and Evidence in Administrative Matters
Reference CETS No.100
Opening of the treaty Strasbourg, 15/03/1978  - Treaty open for signature by the member States and for accession by non-member States
Entry into Force 01/01/1983  - 3 Ratifications.
Summary

Parties undertake to afford each other mutual assistance in administrative matters. Each Party designates a central authority to forward requests for assistance, and another to receive and take action on incoming requests. The request may concern information on law, regulations and customs, factual information and documents, as well as evidence to be used in judicial proceedings. Under certain conditions, Parties may obtain evidence in an administrative matter directly through their diplomatic or consular agents.


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