from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Law Requesting information. Used especially of a request by one court of another, often foreign court for aid in obtaining desired information: a rogatory letter.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Seeking information or evidence, especially from a foreign court
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Seeking information; authorized to examine witnesses or ascertain facts.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Seeking information; authorized to collect or engaged in collecting information.
A rogatory is a formal request from a court to a foreign court for a judicial assistance.
The texts I translated were indeed very interesting – Internet and banking fraud, letters rogatory, and extradition documentation.
The short answer is yes/depending, using something called a letter rogatory and related jurisdiction/enforcement processes.
Moreover, he was in the department of Seine-et-Oise, and according to regulations it was up to the Versailles police to get a rogatory warrant and question the Flemings.
There was a lengthy argument, and he even had to produce the threat of a rogatory warrant signed by the examining magistrate, for the lawyer objected on the grounds of professional secrecy.
Another instance of international cooperation in the judicial field is furnished by letters rogatory.
"When letters rogatory are addressed from any court of a foreign country to any district court of the United States, a commissioner of such district court designated by said court to make the examination of the witnesses mentioned in said letters, shall have power to compel the witnesses to appear and depose in the same manner as witnesses may be compelled to appear and testify in courts," 28 U.S.C.A., _supra_ note II, § 653.
I transmit herewith a report of the Secretary of State and accompanying documents, in relation to the execution of letters rogatory in foreign countries.
According to the letter rogatory from the Indian government to the government of Singapore on criminal case no.
The ministry source said that barring extradition, India can opt for videoconferencing, deposition and issuing letter rogatory to quiz Headley.