EU Council & Parliament reach agreement on e-Evidence Regulation

25/01/2023 | Council of the European Union

The Council of the European Union and European Parliament have reached an agreement on the draft regulation and directive on cross-border access to electronic evidence. The e-Evidence regulation enables judicial authorities to obtain or preserve e-evidence irrespective of the data's location. Swedish Minister of Justice Gunnar Strömmer said: "With this agreement we respond to a key request by our judicial authorities. More and more crimes are planned or committed online and our authorities need the tools to prosecute them as they do for crimes offline." 

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