The Arrangement on Mutual Taking of Evidence in Civil and Commercial Matters between the Courts of the Mainland and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, signed on December 29, 2016, will come into force on March 1, 2017.
The Arrangement aims at assisting litigants of the Mainland and the HKSAR to obtain evidence in civil and commercial matters with enhanced efficiency and greater certainty. Letters of request received after the entry into force of the Arrangement will be governed by the Arrangement.
The full text of the Arrangement is available at the website of the Department of Justice
Ends/Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017