Fiches Belges
Measure Implementation
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Fiches Belges: Netherlands

Cross-border hot pursuit (802)

1. MEASURE IMPLEMENTATION

Netherlands

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

Yes. Persuit beyond state borders of a person caught in the act of committing an offence.

2. LEGAL FRAMEWORK

Netherlands

International legal framework applicable for this measure in your Member State

Schengen Agreement (1985), article 41. Treaty of Enschede (2 March 2005; with Germany), article 12 Treaty of Senningen (8 June 2004; with Belgium), article 18

3. COMPETENT AUTHORITY TO:

Netherlands

* receive the request/decision for judicial cooperation

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

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

The public prosecutor

4. ACCEPTED LANGUAGES

Netherlands

Accepted languages for the request/decision

One of the official languages of the Council of Europe, but preferably in English or German or a translation in the Dutch language.

5. EXECUTION DEADLINE

Netherlands

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

N/A

6. CONCISE LEGAL PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Netherlands

a. Special requirements

N/A

b. Other useful information

In the Treaties of Enschede and Senningen it is assessed that foreign police officers have the competence to arrest a person on Dutch soil.

Last reviewed on 16 March 2018 by Tools Correspondent

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