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 questionnaire above-mentioned
was disseminated to member states and associations of legal
practitioners and made available on this website so that those interested
and involved in the field of digital evidence had the opportunity to
participate in the findings of the comparative study
by replying to the
The study, completed at the end of 2015, took into account views exchanged during the CDCJ plenary meeting
(Strasbourg, 28-30 October 2015) and information submitted. The
Committee, at its next meeting (16-18 November 2016) will consider the
conclusions to the study.