Taking evidence


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Taking evidence

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Article 2 – Requested courts

Click on the below link to view all competent authorities related to this Article.
List of competent authorities

Article 3 – Central body

The central body designated by Spain is the Directorate for International Judicial Cooperation in the Ministry of Justice.

Subdirección General de Cooperación Jurídica Internacional

Ministerio de Justicia

San Bernardo, 62

E-28015 Madrid

Fax: 34 91 390 44 57

Article 5 – Languages accepted for completion of the forms

Spain accepts requests and communications pursuant to the Regulation that are drawn up in Spanish or Portuguese.

Article 6 – Means accepted for transmission of requests and other communications

Spain declares that, for the time being, only postal transmission is accepted.

Article 17 – Central body or competent authority(ies) responsible for decisions on requests for direct taking of evidence

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List of competent authorities

Last update: 27/04/2020

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