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In Estonia, the organisation of international judicial cooperation has been placed within the competence of the Ministry of Justice. Therefore all legal assistance applications to interrogate parties over videoconference should be addressed to

Ministry of Justice, International Judicial Cooperation Division
Ms Astrid Laurendt-Hanioja, Head of the Unit
Tõnismägi 5a, 15191 Tallinn
phone : +372 6208 190
fax : +372 6208 109
e-mail :


According to Estonian legislation „long-distance hearings“ in the form of video conference are allowed in criminal procedure since 01.07.2004 and „procedural conferences“ in civil and administrative court procedure since 01.01.2006.