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Fiches Belges: Hungary

Communication of individual police records/criminal records (405)

1. MEASURE IMPLEMENTATION

Hungary

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

Yes, it is possible. Communication of individual police records means possessing information from the Central Criminal Register on request by a Member State for purposes of conducting criminal proceedings against individuals.

2. LEGAL FRAMEWORK

Hungary

International legal framework applicable for this measure in your Member State

European Convention of 20 April 1959 on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters; Convention of 29 May 2000 on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters between the Member States of the European Union; Council Framework Decision 2009/315/JHA of 26 February 2009

3. COMPETENT AUTHORITY TO:

Hungary

* receive the request/decision for judicial cooperation

In the pre-trial phase of the criminal proceedings the request for mutual legal assistance shall be received by the district prosecution office, while at the trial phase it shall be submitted to the competent district court. According to the Paragraph (1) of Section 7 of Council Framework Decision 2009/315/JHA of 26 February 2009, a request may be submitted directly to the central authority of the requested state. In Hungary, it is the Central Office for Administrative and Electronic Public Services. According to the Declaration of Hungary concerning the Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters between the Member States of the European Union in accordance with Subsection (8) of Article 6 the Prosecutor General receives and presents requests for information concerning convictions.

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

N/A

4. ACCEPTED LANGUAGES

Hungary

Accepted languages for the request/decision

A translation of the request for assistance and documents annexed thereto into either Hungarian, or any of the official languages of the Council of Europe, will be required, if they are not drawn up in these languages.

5. EXECUTION DEADLINE

Hungary

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

According to the Framework Decision 2009/315/JHA of 26 February 2009, the request shall be executed by the Central Office for Administrative and Electronic Public Services within ten working days from the date the request was received.

6. CONCISE LEGAL PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Hungary

a. Special requirements

N/A

b. Other useful information

The competent bodies have access to the criminal register, or a request may be submitted asking information from the Central Criminal Register as well.

Last reviewed on 6 July 2016 by EJN Secretariat

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