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
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Fiches Belges: Belgium

Spontaneous exchange of information (401)

1. MEASURE IMPLEMENTATION

Belgium

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

Yes. The spontaneous exchange of information is possible.

2. LEGAL FRAMEWORK

Belgium

International legal framework applicable for this measure in your Member State

Articles 6 and 18 of the Convention of 29 April 1969 relating to administrative and judicial cooperation in the field of regulations that relate to the realisation of the objectives of the Benelux Economic Union; Article 10 of the Convention of 8 November 1990 on the laundering, search, seizure and confiscation of the proceeds from crime; Article 46 of the Convention implementing the Schengen Agreement of 14 June 1985; Article 7 of the 2000 Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters between the Member States of the European Union

3. COMPETENT AUTHORITY TO:

Belgium

* receive the request/decision for judicial cooperation

The information has to be sent preferably to the local public prosecutor's office interested by the information. If this is not known the information 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

Belgium

Accepted languages for the request/decision

Dutch, French, German or English

5. EXECUTION DEADLINE

Belgium

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

N/A

6. CONCISE LEGAL PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Belgium

a. Special requirements

N/A

b. Other useful information

N/A

Last reviewed on 3 March 2017 by EJN Secretariat

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