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Fiches Belges: Финландия

Probation measures (904)

1. MEASURE IMPLEMENTATION

Финландия

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

Yes it is.

2. LEGAL FRAMEWORK

Финландия

International legal framework applicable for this measure in your Member State

Council Framework Decision 2008/947/JHA of 27 November 2008 on the application of the principle of mutual recognition to judgments and probation decisions with a view to the supervision of probation measures and alternative sanctions

3. COMPETENT AUTHORITY TO:

Финландия

* receive the request/decision for judicial cooperation

Criminal Sanctions Agency, Central Administration. Address: Lintulahdenkuja4, 00530 Helsinki, Finland. Fax: +358 2956 65 440. Tel +358 2956 88500 (switchboard), kirjaamo.rise@om.fi

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

Criminal Sanctions Agency, Central Administration. Address: Lintulahdenkuja4, 00530 Helsinki, Finland. Fax: +358 2956 65 440. Tel +358 2956 88500 (switchboard), kirjaamo.rise@om.fi and kvtp.rise@om.fi. - In circumstances such as those referred to in Article 9 of the Framework Decision, the Criminal Sanctions Agency is the authority competent to decide on the adaptation of the probation measures or alternative sanctions. However, where in a corresponding case in Finland the court would decide the measure, the decision will be taken by the Helsinki District Court. - the District courts are the authorities competent to take subsequent decisions as referred to in Article 14(1)(b) of the Framework Decision

4. ACCEPTED LANGUAGES

Финландия

Accepted languages for the request/decision

English, Finnish, Swedish

5. EXECUTION DEADLINE

Финландия

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

According FD947 final decision has to be made in 60 days after receiving the request.

6. CONCISE LEGAL PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Финландия

a. Special requirements

Dual criminality is not a demand in cases of FD947 art 10(1). The Act on cooperation between Finland and other Nordic States of sentences imposed in criminal matters (326/1963) will apply on transfers of community sanction, supervision measures (supervision of conditional release on supervision decision attached to conditional imprisonment between Nordic States.

b. Other useful information

Finland will supervise the probation measures referred to in Article 4(1). Jurisdiction to take subsequent decisions (art 14(3)): Finland will not exercise jurisdiction to take the subsequent decisions referred to in Article 14(3) of the Framework Decision in circumstances as in Article 14(1)(b) and (c), where: 1) the measure necessary is not in accordance with Finnish law, 2) the act is not or an act committed under corresponding circumstances in Finland would not be punishable under Finnish law,; or 3) there is some other special reason or basis under Article 20 of the Framework Decision for renouning the exercise of jurisdiction.

Last reviewed on 6 юли 2016 by Секретариат на ЕСМ

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