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: Slovenia

Invasive body search (302)

1. MEASURE IMPLEMENTATION

Slovenia

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

Yes. A physical examination of the accused may be made without his or her consent if it is necessary to establish facts material to criminal proceedings by such examination. Physical examination of other persons may be made without their consent only when it is necessary to establish if a trace or consequence of a criminal offence exists on their body. Taking a blood sample and other medical examinations, performed according to the appropriate medical procedures for the purpose of analysis and the establishment of other facts material to criminal proceedings, may be carried out without the consent of the person being examined, save where such an examination might cause damage to his or her health.

2. LEGAL FRAMEWORK

Slovenia

International legal framework applicable for this measure in your Member State

Convention of 29 May 2000 on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters between the Member States of the European Union; European Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters with Additional Protocols; Bilateral Agreements.

3. COMPETENT AUTHORITY TO:

Slovenia

* receive the request/decision for judicial cooperation

A physical examination may be ordered by the police and is carried out by the appropriate medical professionals. If the accused and other persons decline to undergo physical examination and taking of a blood sample, the order for their physical examination is issued by the investigating judge.

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

N/A

4. ACCEPTED LANGUAGES

Slovenia

Accepted languages for the request/decision

Slovenian/English

5. EXECUTION DEADLINE

Slovenia

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

N/A

6. CONCISE LEGAL PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Slovenia

a. Special requirements

N/A

b. Other useful information

A person that must be physically examined is referred for a medical examination. If he or she declines to present himself for the examination, the investigating judge may order that he or she be forcibly brought to the place where the medical examination is carried out.

Last reviewed on 6 July 2016 by EJN Secretariat
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