2. In accordance with Article 8 of the Convention, the members of the judicial personnel of the requesting authority may be present at the execution of a Letter of Request, after prior information of the competent central authority.
3. In accordance with Article 23 of the Convention, Romania declares that it will execute Letters of Request issued for the purpose of obtaining pre-trial dioscovery of documents as known in Common Law countries, to the extent that this expression refers to providing evidence (inquest in futurum).
In accordance with Article 33, paragraph 1, of the Convention, Romania will not apply the provisions of Articles 16, 17 and 18 of Chapter II of the Convention. Romania declares that Articles 19 and 21 will not be applicable, in as far as that they refer to Articles 16, 17 and 18, to which the reservation was made."