On January 31st, the National Congress accepted the partial objection of the Government to the Bill of the Organic Law for the Digital and Audiovisual Transformation. With this vote, the Bill was approved. The law will be sent to the Official Gazette for its publication and entry into force.
The Organic Law for Digital and Audiovisual Transformation reforms several regulatory bodies, among them the General Organic Code of Proceedings (COGEP). One of the main changes in this law is the permitting to serve defendants with a judicial complaint via e-mail.
– Electronic summons (sent to a mailing address) may be used when:
* In order to comply with the telematic summons it will not be necessary to generate letters rogatory, deprecatory or commissions, making procedures more expeditious.