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: Belgium

Communication of individual police records/criminal records (405)

1. MEASURE IMPLEMENTATION

Belgium

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

Yes. The central police record is a list, in the form of extracts, of all the criminal convictions, prison sentences, minor infractions or other decisions stated, incurred by an individual, of Belgian or foreign nationality, before a Belgian court. A serial number is allocated to each individual convicted.

2. LEGAL FRAMEWORK

Belgium

International legal framework applicable for this measure in your Member State

2000 Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters between the Member States of the European Union; Framework Decision 2009/315/JHA of 26 February 2009 on the organisation and content of the exchange of information extracted from the criminal record between Member States; Council Decision 2009/316/JHA of 6 April 2009 on the establishment of the European Criminal Records Information System (ECRIS) in application of Article 11 of Framework Decision 2009/315/JHA.

3. COMPETENT AUTHORITY TO:

Belgium

* receive the request/decision for judicial cooperation

The Federal Public Justice Service upon direct request.

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

N/A

4. ACCEPTED LANGUAGES

Belgium

Accepted languages for the request/decision

N/A

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

An international letter rogatory is not necessary. The request is directly addressed to the Federal Public Justice Service.

b. Other useful information

N/A

Last reviewed on 3 March 2017 by EJN Secretariat

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