• List of Tables
  • List of Figures
  • List of Abbreviations
  • 1. SUMMARY
  • 1.1. Summary of conclusions
  • 1.2. Summary of Recommendations
  • 2. INTRODUCTION
  • 2.1. Description of the Network instrument
  • 2.2. Purpose and scope of the evaluation
  • 3. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
  • 3.1. Research design
  • 3.1.1. Construction of the intervention logic
  • 3.1.2. Methods of data collection and analysis
  • 3.2. Analysis of collected data
  • 4. EVALUATION RESULTS
  • 4.1. Functioning of the Network
  • 4.1.1. Internal coherence of objectives
  • 4.1.2. Current set-up of the Network
  • 4.1.3. The website
  • 4.1.4. Contact points and organisation at national level
  • 4.1.5. The meetings of contact points and Network members
  • 4.1.6. CIRCA
  • 4.1.7. Requests for judicial co-operation and their registration
  • 4.1.8. Analysis on functioning of the Network
  • 4.1.9. Conclusions on Network functioning
  • 4.2. Interaction of the Network members and components
  • 4.2.1. Coordination amongst national contact points and / or national networks
  • 4.2.2. Role of Network members as intermediary vis- à -vis to ultimate users
  • 4.2.3. Interaction with experts who monitor legislative work in civil law
  • 4.2.4. Analysis on interaction of the Network members and components
  • 4.2.5. Conclusions on interaction of the Network members and components
  • 4.3. Results and impacts of the Network
  • 4.3.1. Facilitation of relations between courts
  • 4.3.2. Impacts of the Network related to judicial cooperation
  • 4.3.3. Impacts of the Network related to the principle of mutual recognition
  • 4.3.4. Impacts of the Network related to preparedness for entry into force of new instruments
  • 4.3.5. Analysis on results and impacts of the Network
  • 4.3.6. Conclusions on results and impacts of the Network
  • 4.4. Coherence of external instruments
  • 4.4.1. Analysis on coherence of external instruments
  • 4.4.2. Conclusions on coherence of external instruments
  • 4.5. Access to justice of legal professions and the