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: Austria

Hearing experts (708)

1. MEASURE IMPLEMENTATION

Austria

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

Yes. The Austrian Code of Criminal procedure does not make a distinction between the concepts of hearing expeerts and hearing witnesses. Therefore, measure 702 (hearing witnesses: standard procedure) can equally be applied.

2. LEGAL FRAMEWORK

Austria

International legal framework applicable for this measure in your Member State

See measure 702.

3. COMPETENT AUTHORITY TO:

Austria

* receive the request/decision for judicial cooperation

See measure 702.

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

See measure 702.

4. ACCEPTED LANGUAGES

Austria

Accepted languages for the request/decision

See measure 702.

5. EXECUTION DEADLINE

Austria

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

None (requests in urgent cases shall be marked as urgent).

6. CONCISE LEGAL PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Austria

a. Special requirements

N/A

b. Other useful information

"See measure 702. There shall be compliance with a request for judicial assistance which requires a procedure that differs from Austrian laws on criminal procedure, if this is compatible with the criminal procedure and its principles."

Last reviewed on 30 January 2018 by EJN Secretariat

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