In accordance with the
terms of reference of the European Committee on Legal Co-operation
(CDCJ), a comparative study on the impact of the Internet and
new technologies on rules of evidence and modes of proof before the
courts (primarily in areas of civil and administrative law proceedings)
is being conducted.
questionnaire focusing only on challenges and
procedural changes has been developed to collect the relevant information from member states
and associations of legal practitioners to complete this study.
The CDCJ will examine the outcome of the
study at its plenary meeting in October 2015 and, where necessary, make
proposals, as it deems appropriate, regarding possible follow-up.
The questionnaire above-mentioned
has already been disseminated to member states and associations of legal
practitioners and is also available on this website so that those interested
and involved in the field of digital evidence have the opportunity to
participate in the findings of the ongoing comparative study
by replying to the
and returning it to DGI-CDCJ@coe.int
before 31 July.