Fiches Belges
Measure Implementation
Measure possibility

Legal Framework
Applicable Framework

Competent authority
Request/decision
Execute/recognise measure

Accepted Languages
Languages

Execution Deadline
Deadlines

Legal info
Special requirements
Other information

Fiches Belges: Норвегия

Прихващане на поща (104)

1. MEASURE IMPLEMENTATION

Норвегия

Is this measure possible in your Member State under International Judicial Cooperation?

Letters may as a main rule be seized or the person who possesses the letter may be ordered to hand over the letter. If the suspected person is in possession of the letter, it may be seized, opened and used as evidence if the person or place could be searched. The letter may not be seized or ordered handed over if the person who possesses the letter refuses and do not have an obligation to give a witness statement due to family relations or specific professional relations such as a defence lawyer or medical doctor., unless the person in possession of the letter is suspected for the same criminal offence. When the letter in the possession of a postal agency, it may not be seized from the agency.

2. LEGAL FRAMEWORK

Норвегия

International legal framework applicable for this measure in your Member State

CoE 1959 Convention on Mutual Legal Assistance and the EU 2000 Convention on Mutual Legal Assistance in criminal matters.

3. COMPETENT AUTHORITY TO:

Норвегия

* receive the request/decision for judicial cooperation

Seizure is ordered by the Prosecution Authority (if a search is necessary in order to make the seizure, a Court order is as a main rule necessary for the search).

* execute/recognise the measure (if other than the receiving authority)

N/A

4. ACCEPTED LANGUAGES

Норвегия

Accepted languages for the request/decision

The documents should be translated into Norwegian, but also Swedish, Danish and English may be accepted.

5. EXECUTION DEADLINE

Норвегия

Deadlines for the execution of the request/decision (where applicable)

No legal deadline.

6. CONCISE LEGAL PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Норвегия

a. Special requirements

A requested procedure will be followed unless it is illegal according for Norwegian Law

b. Other useful information

Representatives of the requesting State may be allowed to be present in connection with the execution of the measure.

Last reviewed on 18 август 2017 by Секретариат на ЕСМ

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