Fiches Belges
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Fiches Belges: Netherlands

Hearing suspects/persons accused: by video conference (711)

1. MEASURE IMPLEMENTATION

Netherlands

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

Since the implementation of the EU Directive 2014/41/EU, the European Investigation Order (EIO), on June 17th 2017, this measre is possible in the Netherlands.

2. LEGAL FRAMEWORK

Netherlands

International legal framework applicable for this measure in your Member State

EU Directive 2014/41/EU, with the European Investigation Order (EIO), was implemented in Dutch law, effective from June 17th 2017.

3. COMPETENT AUTHORITY TO:

Netherlands

* receive the request/decision for judicial cooperation

The competent authorities are the public prosecutor at the regional International Legal Assistance Centres (the regional IRCs) and the National Legal Assistance Centre (LIRC).

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

The examining judge, according to Article 5.4.13.

4. ACCEPTED LANGUAGES

Netherlands

Accepted languages for the request/decision

Dutch or English

5. EXECUTION DEADLINE

Netherlands

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

The deadlines mentioned in the EU Directive 2014/41/EU (EIO).

6. CONCISE LEGAL PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Netherlands

a. Special requirements

The consent of the suspect is required. The issuing Member State shall give information on the rights of the suspect according to the law of the issuing State. Questionning the suspect to stand trial is not possible, since this measure is not in compliance with the Directive. The aim should be to collect evidence, in the phase of the investigation and prosecution.

b. Other useful information

Temporary transfer of a detainee to another member state will only be possible if the goal is to gain evidence in the investigation and prosecution phase.

Last reviewed on 16 March 2018 by Tools Correspondent

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