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|Title:||Convention on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters|
|Alternative Title(s):||Taking of Evidence Convention|
|Entry Into Force Date:||1972-10-07|
|Description:||The purpose of the Convention is to "provide effective means of overcoming the differences between civil law and common law systems with respect to the taking of evidence." (from the Summary of the Convention) The Convention establishes ways for the taking of evidence by means of letters of request or by diplomatic or consular agents.
The French version is linked to. The web site also links to other related documents: Explanatory Report; status report; a bibliography; and bibliographic information of the Chinese, German, Spanish, Greek, Duch, and Russian translation.
|Legal Citation:||847 UNTS 231|
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|Keywords:||conflict of laws
private international law
|Document Creator:||The Hague Conference on Private International Law|
|Site Administrator:||Permanent Bureau of The Hague Conference on Private International Law|