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
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Fiches Belges: Малта

Enforcement of a Custodial Sentence (903)

1. MEASURE IMPLEMENTATION

Малта

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

Yes. It allows an EU country to enforce a prison sentence imposed by another EU country against a person who resides in its territory

2. LEGAL FRAMEWORK

Малта

International legal framework applicable for this measure in your Member State

Council Framework Decision 2009/829 of 27 November 2008 on the application of the principle of mutual recognition to judgments in criminal matters imposing custodial sentences or measures involving deprevation of liberty for the purpose of their enforcement in the European Union.

3. COMPETENT AUTHORITY TO:

Малта

* receive the request/decision for judicial cooperation

The Attorney General is the competent authority to receive judgments issued in the issuing State and to transmit to the exeucitng State judgments issued in Malta by the courts of criminal jurisdiction.

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

As above.

4. ACCEPTED LANGUAGES

Малта

Accepted languages for the request/decision

Maltese or English.

5. EXECUTION DEADLINE

Малта

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

A decision on the recognition of the judgment and the enforcement of the sentence shall be taken within a period of ninety days of receipt of the judgment and the certificate, unless there exists any ground for postponment in terms of Framework Decision 2008/909/JHA. When in exceptional cases it is not practicable for a decision to be taken within this period, the Attorney General shall inform the issuing State giving the reasons for the delay and the estimated time needed for the final decision to be taken.

6. CONCISE LEGAL PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Малта

a. Special requirements

n/a

b. Other useful information

n/a

Last reviewed on 16 юли 2021 by Tools Correspondent

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