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27-11-2018 - Hearing on e-Evidence

LIBE 10-01-2019 - 15:39

The Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) of the European Parliament is organising a public hearing to be held in Brussels on 27 November 2018 on "Electronic evidence in criminal matters".

This hearing comes as part of the on-going legislative procedure on the proposed e-evidence package (Proposal for a Regulation on European Production and Preservation Orders for electronic evidence in criminal matters (2018/0108(COD) and Proposal for a Directive laying down harmonised rules on the appointment of legal representatives for the purpose of gathering evidence in criminal proceedings (2018/0107(COD)).

The programme includes the presentation of a study requested by LIBE on e-evidence, as well as current experience of a wide variety of actors dealing with e-evidence and their views on the proposed e-evidence files (practitioners - judges, prosecutors and lawyers; data protection and fundamental rights authorities and organisations; as well as telecommunication and internet service providers).

Location : József Antall (JAN) 4 Q 2