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?

If the investigation cannot be carried out in any other way or would be accompanied by great difficulties, the investigating judge may, upon the request of the State attorney, order against the person against whom there are grounds for suspicion the he committed or has taken part in committing an offence referred to in Article 334 of Criminal Procedure Act-controlled transport and delivery of objects from criminal offences. This investigative action may be ordered against persons against whom there are grounds for suspicion that that he hides the perpetrator of the offence referred to in the Article 334 of the Criminal Procedure Act or help him from being discovered by hiding the means by which the criminal offence was committed, traces of the criminal offences or objects resulting or acquired through the criminal offence or in any other way. In case there is no knowledge about the identity of the accomplices in the criminal offence, the action may be determined regarding the object of the criminal offence. Recordings obtained by the application of this investigative action may be used as evidence in criminal proceedings.This special investigative action may last up to three months. Upon the motion of the State Attorney the investigating judge shall prolong the duration of such measures for a term of another three months and for certain serious offences for a term of six months. Exceptionally, for certain offences, the investigating judge may prolong the measures for a further term of six months.The application of this special investigative action shall cease as soon as the reasons lapse on the basis of which they were ordered. The State Attorney and the court shall ex offo pay attention to the existence of the reasons on the basis of which the measures were ordered.

2. LEGAL FRAMEWORK

Croatia

International legal framework applicable for this measure in your Member State

This investigative action is not regulated by the Act on mutual legal assistance in criminal matters. The Republic of Croatia has declared that it shall not accept the application of the Article 19 of the Second Additional Protocol to the European Convention on mutual legal assistance in criminal matters signed on 2001.

3. COMPETENT AUTHORITY TO:

Croatia

* receive the request/decision for judicial cooperation

Ministry of Justice

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

Investigative judge on the proposal of the state attorney

4. ACCEPTED LANGUAGES

Croatia

Accepted languages for the request/decision

N/A

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

Additionally see Articles 332 -339 of Criminal Procedure Code

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