Fiches Belges
Measure Implementation
Measure possibility

Legal Framework
Applicable Framework

Competent authority
Request/decision
Execute/recognise measure

Accepted Languages
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Execution Deadline
Deadlines

Legal info
Special requirements
Other information

Fiches Belges: Белгия

Transfer of proceedings (1001)

1. MEASURE IMPLEMENTATION

Белгия

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

Yes.

2. LEGAL FRAMEWORK

Белгия

International legal framework applicable for this measure in your Member State

Convention of 29th May 2000 on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters between the Member States of the European Union (article 6, paragraph 2), and its Protocol of 16th October 2001; Benelux Treaty on Extradition and Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters of 27th June 1962 (article 42), and its Protocol of 11th May 1974; European Convention on mutual assistance in criminal matters of 20th April 1959 (article 21), and its additional Protocol of 17th March 1978.

3. COMPETENT AUTHORITY TO:

Белгия

* receive the request/decision for judicial cooperation

The request to transfer a criminal proceeding has to be sent to the local public prosecutor's office of the geographical area where the suspect has its residenc or where the Belgian investigation is ongoing, if any. If this area is not known, the request has to be sent to the federal prosecutor's office - section of international cooperation.

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

N/A

4. ACCEPTED LANGUAGES

Белгия

Accepted languages for the request/decision

Dutch, French and German. Important remarks: before the execution, the letter of request will be translated by the Belgian prosecutor if the language is not the language of the judicial area where the letter of request has to be executed. It is recommended, when possible, to obtain previously the information about the correct language.

5. EXECUTION DEADLINE

Белгия

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

N/A

6. CONCISE LEGAL PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Белгия

a. Special requirements

N/A

b. Other useful information

N/A

Last reviewed on 3 март 2017 by Секретариат на ЕСМ

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