Details of Treaty No.179

Additional Protocol to the European Agreement on the Transmission of Applications for Legal Aid
Title Additional Protocol to the European Agreement on the Transmission of Applications for Legal Aid
Reference ETS No.179
Opening of the treaty Moscow, 04/10/2001  - Treaty open for signature by the member States signatories to Treaty ETS 92
Entry into Force 01/09/2002  - 2 Ratifications.
Summary

This Additional Protocol is designed to improve the operation of the Agreement (ETS No. 92), which enables persons having their habitual residence in the territory of a Party to apply for legal aid in civil, commercial or administrative matters in the territory of another Party, in particular as regards the co-operation between Central Authorities, the communication between lawyers and applicants and the improvement of the efficiency in the application of the Agreement by Central Authorities.

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