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Article Comparison - Convention on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters





Article 28

The present Convention shall not prevent an agreement between any two or more Contracting States to derogate from –

a) the provisions of Article 2 with respect to methods of transmitting Letters of Request;

b) the provisions of Article 4 with respect to the languages which may be used;

c) the provisions of Article 8 with respect to the presence of judicial personnel at the execution of Letters;

d) the provisions of Article 11 with respect to the privileges and duties of witnesses to refuse to give evidence;

e) the provisions of Article 13 with respect to the methods of returning executed Letters to the requesting authority;

f) the provisions of Article 14 with respect to fees and costs;

g) the provisions of Chapter II.