Guide on Use of Video-Link under Evidence Convention

The Permanent Bureau (PB) is pleased to announce that the Guide to Good Practice on the Use of Video-Link under the 1970 Evidence Convention has been published in English and French. An electronic version is available for download on the Evidence Section of the HCCH website.

This Guide to Good Practice comes at a timely moment in which information technology has proven to be an essential tool. The Guide analyses the latest developments in relation to the use of video-link in the taking of evidence under the HCCH 1970 Evidence Convention, including references to internal law and other international agreements. It also outlines good practices to be followed and reflects the information provided by Contracting Parties in their respective Country Profiles.

The Guide is presented as a complement to the Practical Handbook on the Operation of the Evidence Convention.

Paper copies of the Guide can be ordered here at a cost of € 30 per copy, plus shipping costs and a handling fee. The Guide is available in English and French.