As of 1 January 2021, the new rules for the judicial cooperation between the European Union and the United Kingdom applies since parties agreed on the Trade and Cooperation Agreement between the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community, of the one part, and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (hereinafter – the Trade and Cooperation Agreement).
With the due respect to the regulation of data protection, the Trade and Cooperation Agreement provides a new legal basis, as well as makes references to the existing legal framework that covers wide range of judicial cooperation, such as:

- surrender;

- mutual legal assistance;

- exchange of criminal records;

- freezing and confiscation.

- Find the following letters of the UK Central Authority to EU Partners:

While UK Atlas is under maintenance, please check the Summary of the UK competent authorities for the contact details.

In the special section of the Judicial Library you will find:

- the text of the Trade and Cooperation Agreement (in all EU languages);

- forms for Surrender and Freezing and Confiscation (in all EU languages). Due to technical reasons, the mistakes might have appeared in the text during the conversion from .pdf to .doc file, therefore we advise you to check the forms in the relevant text of the Trade and Cooperation Agreement;

- notification from the EU regarding EPPO;

- notifications from the EU Member States regarding competent authorities;

- other Brexit-related documents. 

The Brexit section of the Judicial Library will be updated on a regular basis.