Evidence (Proceedings in Other Jurisdictions) (Application to International Proceedings) Order

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Published: 2005-07-05

Evidence (Proceedings in other Jurisdictions) (Application to International Proceedings) Order
EVIDENCE (PROCEEDINGS IN OTHER
JURISDICTIONS)

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EVIDENCE (PROCEEDINGS IN OTHER
JURISDICTIONS)

EVIDENCE (PROCEEDINGS IN OTHER
JURISDICTIONS) (APPLICATION TO

INTERNATIONAL PROCEEDINGS) ORDER


(SECTION 7)
[Commencement 5th July, 2005]

1. This Order may be cited as the Evidence
(Proceedings in Other Jurisdictions) (Application to
International Proceedings) Order.

2. The provisions of section 4 to 6 of the Evidence
(Proceedings in Other Jurisdictions) Act shall apply to
“international proceedings” with the necessary
modifications as are specified in the Schedule hereto.

SCHEDULE
Section Modifications
4 Delete paragraphs (a) and (b) and substitute

the following –
“(a) that the application is made

in pursuance of a request issued by
or on behalf of the International
Court of Justice, (or any other court)
tribunal, commission, body or
authority whether consisting of one
or more persons in this section
(referred to as the "requesting
authority") which, in pursuance of
any international agreement or any
resolution of the General Assembly
of the United Nations, exercises any
jurisdiction or performs any
functions of a judicial nature or by
way of arbitration, conciliation, or
inquiry or is appointed (whether
permanently or temporarily) for the
purpose of exercising any
jurisdiction or performing any such

S.I. 58/2005

Citation.

Application of
section 4 to 6 of
Act.

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functions; and
(b) that the evidence to which the

application relates is to be obtained
for the purposes of civil or criminal
proceedings which either have been
instituted before the requesting
authority or whose institution before
that requesting authority is
contemplated and for which
investigations have commenced.”
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