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Fiches Belges: Hungary

Controlled deliveries (804)

1. MEASURE IMPLEMENTATION

Hungary

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

Upon request, the surveillance applied in the territory of Hungary can be assisted by Hungarian officers designated and empowered to carry out observation.

2. LEGAL FRAMEWORK

Hungary

International legal framework applicable for this measure in your Member State

Convention of 29 May 2000 on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters between the Member States of the European Union

3. COMPETENT AUTHORITY TO:

Hungary

* receive the request/decision for judicial cooperation

he request shall be received by the Office of the Prosecutor General.

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

N/A

4. ACCEPTED LANGUAGES

Hungary

Accepted languages for the request/decision

N/A

5. EXECUTION DEADLINE

Hungary

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

N/A

6. CONCISE LEGAL PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Hungary

a. Special requirements

Formal request or in case of urgency a request to be directly submitted to the competent investigating authority is required. Upon this request a formal agreement shall be reached between the requesting party and the competent Hungarian prosecutor or investigating authority. The ad hoc arrangement shall contain in particular: a) the content of the consignment, the expected route of travel, the time frame and means of transportation, the information enabling the identification of a vehicle; b) the person directing the controlled delivery c) the method of maintaining contact with the participants of the controlled delivery d) the method of escort; e) the number of participants taking part in the escort; f) the circumstances of handing over and taking over the consignment; g) the measures to be taken in case of arrest; h) the measures to be followed in unexpected circumstances.

b. Other useful information

In the course of controlled delivery to be carried out in the territory of Hungary the competent prosecutor or investigating authority is entiteld to direct and control the action. The agent of the Member State's authority may take part in the escort of the consignment in accordance with the ad-hoc agreement. Undercover agent may only participate in the escort of the consignment with the Prosecutor General's authorisation.

Last reviewed on 6 July 2016 by EJN Secretariat

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