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: Belgium

Enforcement of a Financial Penalty (902)

1. MEASURE IMPLEMENTATION

Belgium

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

Yes. The Framework Decision 2005/214/JHA on the application of the principle of mutual recognition to financial penalties has been implemented in Belgium by the following two laws: - Law of 19 Mars 2012 amending the law of 5 August 2006 on the application of the principle of mutual recognition of judicial decisions in criminal matters between the member states of the European Union; - Law of 26 November 2012 amending the law of 5 August 2006 on the application of the principle of mutual recognition of judicial decisions in criminal matters between the member states of the European Union;

2. LEGAL FRAMEWORK

Belgium

International legal framework applicable for this measure in your Member State

Council Framework Decision 2005/214/JHA of 24 February 2005 on the application of the principle of mutual recognition to financial penalties.

3. COMPETENT AUTHORITY TO:

Belgium

* receive the request/decision for judicial cooperation

The competent executing authority is the public prosecutor of the place of domicile of residence of the person concerned.

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

N/A

4. ACCEPTED LANGUAGES

Belgium

Accepted languages for the request/decision

The certificate should be should be drawn up in or translated into Dutch, French, German or English. Important remarks: before the execution, the letter of request will be translated by the Belgian prosecutor if the language is not the language of the judicial area where the letter of request has to be executed. It is recommended, when possible, to obtain previously the information about the correct language.

5. EXECUTION DEADLINE

Belgium

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

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6. CONCISE LEGAL PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Belgium

a. Special requirements

N/A

b. Other useful information

N/A

Last reviewed on 5 April 2017 by Tools Correspondent

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