Measure Implementation

Is this measure possible in your Member State under International Judicial Cooperation?

Yes, the measure allows for obtaining data other than the contents of a communication, such as the person, apparatus or location from which a communication is transmitted. This measure can also be obtained through police cooperation

Legal Framework

International legal framework applicable for this measure in your Member State

2000 EU Mutual Legal Assistance Convention

Competent Authority

* receive the request/decision for judicial cooperation

receive the request/decision for judicial cooperation England or Wales or Northern Ireland contact: UK Central Authority International Criminality Unit Home Office 3rd Floor Seacole Building 2 Marsham Street London SW1P 4DF Scotland contact: International Co-operation Unit Crown Office 25 Chambers Street Edinburgh EH1 1LA Tax offences in England and Wales contact: HMRC Criminal Law Advisory Team HM Revenue and Customs Solicitor's Office Room 2E/10 100 Parliament Street London SW1A 2BQ Police co-operation National Crime Agency (NCA) Units 1 - 6 Citadel Place, Tinworth Street, London SE11 5EF * execute/recognise the measure (if other than the receiving authority) If the request is accepted, the request will be referred to the relevant law enforcement agency.

Accepted languages

Accepted languages for the request/decision

All requests should be in English. If an English translation is not provided, is incomplete, or is not carried out to a high professional standard, the request will be sent back to the requesting authority.

Execution deadline

Deadlines for the execution of the request/decision (where applicable)


Concise legal practical information

Special requirements

a. Special requirements The requested measure must be necessary and proportionate to what is sought to be achieved by so obtaining the data b. Other useful information If the evidence has to be sworn in court by an employee of the service provider in order to be admissible in proceedings, please include this requirement in the request. The link below gives information for competent authorities abroad about obtaining evidence within the UK (or abroad) to assist in criminal investigations or proceedings:

Last reviewed on 29 July 2022 by EJN Secretariat


  • Electronic evidence, interception and surveillance (A.50 - A.56)
  • A.53 Preservation and production of electronic evidence

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