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Fiches Belges: Latvia

Controlled deliveries (804)

1. MEASURE IMPLEMENTATION

Latvia

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

Controlled delivery is the movement of goods or other valuables (including substances, means of payment or other financial instruments) in the territory of Latvia or across the State borders and the control of persons associated with such movement the purpose of which is to prevent or detect criminal offences and to ascertain the persons committing such offences if information has been received or there are justified suspicions regarding the association of the goods or other valuables to be moved with criminal offences.

2. LEGAL FRAMEWORK

Latvia

International legal framework applicable for this measure in your Member State

European Convention 1959 on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters; European Union 2000 Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters between the Member States of the European Union

3. COMPETENT AUTHORITY TO:

Latvia

* receive the request/decision for judicial cooperation

The Ministry of Interior (*) - during pre-trial investigation until prosecution ; Ciekurkalna 1st line 1, k-2 Riga, LV-1026 Latvia Phone: +371 67219263 Fax: +371 67829686 E-mail: kanceleja@iem.gov.lv Website : www.iem.gov.lv

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

by competent authority determined institution

4. ACCEPTED LANGUAGES

Latvia

Accepted languages for the request/decision

English/Latvian

5. EXECUTION DEADLINE

Latvia

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

N/A

6. CONCISE LEGAL PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Latvia

a. Special requirements

N/A

b. Other useful information

Special permission is requested, goods or substances may be partially or in full seized or changed. Controlled delivery shall be performed on the basis of a decision of an official of an investigatory operations body, which has been approved by a prosecutor.

Last reviewed on 6 July 2016 by EJN Secretariat

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