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Fiches Belges: Sweden

Hearing witnesses: by video conference (703)

1. MEASURE IMPLEMENTATION

Sweden

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

Yes. If it is the suspect that is to be heard, he or she must accept to be heard via video conference.

2. LEGAL FRAMEWORK

Sweden

International legal framework applicable for this measure in your Member State

In order to obtain this measure from the Court for a court hearing or a prosecutor during a pretrial investigation, an MLA is compulsory.

3. COMPETENT AUTHORITY TO:

Sweden

* receive the request/decision for judicial cooperation

International prosecutor office in Stockholm, Gothenburg or Malmoe if it concerns a pretrial interview and the requesting country isnt a Nordic country. District Courts.

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

N/A

4. ACCEPTED LANGUAGES

Sweden

Accepted languages for the request/decision

An MLA should be written in Swedish, Norwegian or Danish or in any other language the recieving authority accepts (in practice that is English).

5. EXECUTION DEADLINE

Sweden

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

As soon as possible.

6. CONCISE LEGAL PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Sweden

a. Special requirements

N/A

b. Other useful information

N/A

Last reviewed on 6 July 2016 by EJN Secretariat

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