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EJN Fiches Belges on Electronic Evidence – National Legal and practical information provided by the Contact Points

Information provided by the EJN Contact Points in The Netherlands

Information provided by the EJN Contact Points in Spain

Information provided by the EJN Contact Points in Finland

Information provided by the EJN Contact Points in Italy

Information provided by the EJN Contact Points in Czech Republic

Information provided by the EJN Contact Points in Latvia

Information provided by the EJN Contact Points in Sweden

 

EU Instruments and Guides

Presentation of the e-Evidence Digital Exchange System and e-Evidence package by the European Commission.

Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council of the EU on European Production and Preservation Orders for electronic evidence in criminal matters (proposal)
https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/HTML/?uri=CELEX:52018PC0225&from=EN

Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council of the EU laying down harmonised rules on the appointment of legal representatives for the purpose of gathering evidence in criminal proceedings.
https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/HTML/?uri=CELEX:52018PC0226&from=EN

Commission Staff Working Document Impact Assessment
https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?qid=1524129550845&uri=SWD:2018:118:FIN

Council conclusions on improving criminal justice in cyberspace
https://www.consilium.europa.eu/media/24300/cyberspace-en.pdf

Security Union – Facilitating access to electronic evidence – April 2018 – European Commission Explanation
https://ec.europa.eu/info/sites/info/files/placeholder_2.pdf

Council conclusions on the European Judicial Cybercrime Network
https://www.consilium.europa.eu/media/24301/network-en.pdf

SIRIUS Platform
https://epe.europol.europa.eu/

Council of Europe

Council of Europe: The Use of Electronic Evidence in Civil and Administrative Law Proceedings and its effect on the rules of evidence and modes of proof
https://rm.coe.int/1680700298

Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law, Cyber Crime Division (Funded by the European Union and the Council of Europe but implemented by the Council of Europe – 2014) : Electronic Evidence Guide: a basic guide for police officers, prosecutors and judges).
https://au.int/sites/default/files/newsevents/workingdocuments/34122-wd-annex_4_-_electronic_evidence_guide_2.0_final-complete.pdf

Council of Europe convention on Cyber Crime
http://www.europarl.europa.eu/meetdocs/2014_2019/documents/libe/dv/7_conv_budapest_/7_conv_budapest_en.pdf

United Nations

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime: Practical Guide for Requesting Electronic Evidence Across Borders – access should be granted by UNODC.
https://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/frontpage/2019/January/unodc-and-partners-release-practical-guide-for-requesting-electronic-evidence-across-boarders.html
https://sherloc.unodc.org/cld/topics/electronic-evidence/index.html?lng=en


Country Guides

United States

List of US Online Service Providers (updated periodically):
https://www.search.org/resources/isp-list/

Investigative guide for obtaining electronic evidence from the United States:
https://www.ejn-crimjust.europa.eu/ejn/EJN_RegistryDoc/EN/3104/76/0

Cloud Act legislation
https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/4943/text

Department of Justice on Cloud Act:
https://www.justice.gov/dag/cloudact

State of Nebraska – Judicial Branch (US) – Guidelines for Electronic Evidence
https://supremecourt.nebraska.gov/personnel-and-miscellaneous-rules/best-practice-guidelines-and-standards/guidelines-electronic-2

United Kingdom

Association of Chief Police Officers (United Kingdom): ACPO Good Practice Guide for Digital Evidence – March 2012
https://www.dataclinic.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/ACPO_Good_Practice_Guide_for_Digital_Evidence_v5.pdf

Germany

Germany “Network Enforcement Act” – name a legal representative in Germany for providers
https://www.bmjv.de/DE/Themen/FokusThemen/NetzDG/NetzDG_node.html

Caribbean Countries

Electronic Evidence: Assessment Report – HIPCAR – Harmonization of ICT Policies, Legislation and Regulatory Procedures in the Caribbean (financed by the EU)
https://www.itu.int/en/ITU-D/Projects/ITU-EC-ACP/HIPCAR/Documents/FINAL%20DOCUMENTS/ENGLISH%20DOCS/e-evidence_assessment.pdf

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