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: Poland

Order to produce documents (402)

1. MEASURE IMPLEMENTATION

Poland

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

Yes, it is.

2. LEGAL FRAMEWORK

Poland

International legal framework applicable for this measure in your Member State

Article 11 of the Second Additional Protocol to the European Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters concluded in Strasbourg on 8 November 2001 Article 7 of the Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters between the Member States of the European Union

3. COMPETENT AUTHORITY TO:

Poland

* receive the request/decision for judicial cooperation

The Ministry of Justice in Warsaw, the General Prosecutor’s Office in Warsaw, the penal courts and the units of the prosecution service

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

the penal courts in the judicial proceedings or prosecutors in the pre-trial stage.

4. ACCEPTED LANGUAGES

Poland

Accepted languages for the request/decision

The requests and attached documents shall be accompanied by their translation into Polish language or into an official language of the Council of Europe ( according to the Polish reservation to Article 16 paragraph 2 of the European Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters of 20 April 1959 ). The undermentioned bilateral agreements specify the language requirements that requests for mutual assistance have to meet: -Cyprus of 14.11.1996 –Polish or English languages, -Estonia of 27.11.1998- Polish, English or Russian languages, - Finland of 27.05.1980- Polish or English languages, - Germany of 17.07.2004 – Polish language, -Greece of 24.10.1979 –Polish or French languages, -Lithuania of 26.01.1993- Polish, English or Russian languages, -Latvia of 23.02.1994- Polish, English or Russian languages, -Sweden of 10.02.1989-Polish language.

5. EXECUTION DEADLINE

Poland

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

N/A

6. CONCISE LEGAL PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Poland

a. Special requirements

N/A

b. Other useful information

N/A

Last reviewed on 6 July 2016 by EJN Secretariat

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