The Compendium is used to draft requests for judicial cooperation between EU countries.

The Compendium is a tool for drafting requests for judicial cooperation, such as:

  • European Investigation Order
  • European Arrest Warrant

It assists practitioners

  • to fill in the request form, ensuring you enter all the required information
  • to import the address etc. of the executing competent authority.
  • to add the logo and official address from your organisation/ authority

The forms are available in all EU languages.

The Compendium has 3 sections for drafting requests:

  • For the EU countries: Choose from a map or a list to draft a request for judicial cooperation.
  • For Norway: To draft a mutual legal assistance request to be sent to Norway
  • For the non-EU countries: To draft a mutual legal assistance request to be sent to a non-EU country.

Managing previous requests

The system enables you to save each request on your local drive and recover it later, e.g. to work further on a previous draft (see the button Open a request from your local drive).

This tool is available here (note: you will leave the e-Justice Portal).

Last update: 19/02/2019

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