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: Croatia

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1. MEASURE IMPLEMENTATION

Croatia

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

The inspecting of individual criminal files is allowed to all with a legitimate interest in so doing, and in accordance with the law. The inspection of files for which the proceedings are secret, not-public or the public is excluded, shall be allowed only to persons who may participate in the proceedings. The parties to the procedure have the right to the inspection of files. The victim, the injured person and their counsels have the right to the inspection of files. If prior inspection of the file would have an effect on the statement of the victim or the injured person, they have the right to inspect the file after they had been interrogated. During the proceedings, permission for inspecting the files is issued by the body before which the proceedings are conducted (State Attorney or court), and after the proceedings are concluded, the permission is issued by the president of the court or the officer authorised by him.

2. LEGAL FRAMEWORK

Croatia

International legal framework applicable for this measure in your Member State

Domestic legislation related to access to judicial files is applied (Directive 2012/13/EU of 22 May 2012 on the right to information in criminal proceedings)

3. COMPETENT AUTHORITY TO:

Croatia

* receive the request/decision for judicial cooperation

Ministry of Justice and judicial authorities - State Attorney or competent courts, depending on the stage of the proceedings.

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

N/A

4. ACCEPTED LANGUAGES

Croatia

Accepted languages for the request/decision

Domestic legislation

5. EXECUTION DEADLINE

Croatia

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

N/A

6. CONCISE LEGAL PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Croatia

a. Special requirements

Not relevant.

b. Other useful information

See Article 8 and 184 of the Criminal Procedure Code

Last reviewed on 6 юли 2016 by Секретариат на ЕСМ

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