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Fiches Belges: Netherlands

Control of identity, measures for judicial identification (304)

1. MEASURE IMPLEMENTATION

Netherlands

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

Effective from 1 January 2005 every person from 14 years old and older is obliged to identify him -or herself upon request of the police. It does not matter whether or not the person in question is suspected of an offence but the police does have a good reason for it. Failure to show an identification-document is punishable with a fine and the police does have grounds for an arrest for determining the person's identity.

2. LEGAL FRAMEWORK

Netherlands

International legal framework applicable for this measure in your Member State

- European Investigation Order in criminal matters (Directive 2014/41/EU of 3 April 2014); - EU Convention on Mutual Assistance in criminal matters between the member states of the European Union (29 May 2000); - European Convention on Mutual Assistance in criminal matters (Strasbourg, 1959); - Several bilateral and multilateral treaties.

3. COMPETENT AUTHORITY TO:

Netherlands

* receive the request/decision for judicial cooperation

The Police

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

The Police

4. ACCEPTED LANGUAGES

Netherlands

Accepted languages for the request/decision

- Concerning the European Investigation Order in criminal matters in Dutch or English. - Concerning the EU Convention on Mutual Assistance in criminal matters between the member states of the European Union (29 May 2000), the European Convention on Mutual Assistance in criminal matters (Strasbourg, 1959) and several bilateral and multilateral treaties one of the official languages of the Council of Europe, English or German or preferably a translation in the Dutch language.

5. EXECUTION DEADLINE

Netherlands

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

- Yes, when concerning the European Investigation Order in criminal matters (Directive 2014/41/EU of 3 April 2014) according to the Directive; - Not applicable, when concerning EU Convention on Mutual Assistance in criminal matters between the member states of the European Union (29 May 2000); the European Convention on Mutual Assistance in criminal matters (Strasbourg, 1959) or several bilateral and multilateral treaties.

6. CONCISE LEGAL PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Netherlands

a. Special requirements

Not applicable

b. Other useful information

Assistance or participation of agents of the requesting State in the execution of the measure is allowed. The measure must be executed in conformity with the Dutch law.

Last reviewed on 2 March 2018 by Tools Correspondent

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