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: Латвия

Interception of telecommunication without the technical assistance of another Member State (107)

1. MEASURE IMPLEMENTATION

Латвия

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

In the pre-trial proceedings, the Prosecutor General’s Office shall examine and decide a request of a foreign state, and up to the commencement of criminal prosecution the State Police shall also examine and decide such request.

2. LEGAL FRAMEWORK

Латвия

International legal framework applicable for this measure in your Member State

Convention on Mutual Assistance of the European Union Member States in Criminal Matters, adopted by the Council on 29 May 2000 in accordance with Article 34 of the Treaty on the European Union;Convention Nr.30 on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters adopted by the Council of Europe on 20 April 1959.

3. COMPETENT AUTHORITY TO:

Латвия

* receive the request/decision for judicial cooperation

In the pre-trial proceedings, the Prosecutor General’s Office shall examine and decide a request of a foreign state, and up to the commencement of criminal prosecution the State Police shall also examine and decide such request.

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

The State Police of the Ministry of Interior - during pre-trial investigation until prosecution ; Ciekurkalna 1st line 1, k-4 Riga, LV-1026 Latvia

4. ACCEPTED LANGUAGES

Латвия

Accepted languages for the request/decision

Latvian/English (for the execution of urgent request/decision the priority is the Latvian language)

5. EXECUTION DEADLINE

Латвия

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

no time limit

6. CONCISE LEGAL PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Латвия

a. Special requirements

N/A

b. Other useful information

Section 853 of Criminal Procedure Law "Performance of Special Investigative Actions" A special investigative action shall be performed on the basis of a request of a foreign state only in a case where such operation would be admissible in criminal proceedings taking place in Latvia regarding the same offence.

Last reviewed on 6 юли 2016 by Секретариат на ЕСМ

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