Fiches Belges
Measure Implementation
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Competent authority
Request/decision
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Execution Deadline
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Fiches Belges: Netherlands

Transfer of proceedings (1001)

1. MEASURE IMPLEMENTATION

Netherlands

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

The public prosecutor has the competence to decide about the granting of requests to institute criminal proceedings which are sent to him/her on the basis of article 6 of the EU 2000 Convention.

2. LEGAL FRAMEWORK

Netherlands

International legal framework applicable for this measure in your Member State

- EU Convention on Mutual Assistance in criminal matters between the member states of the European Union (29 May 2000), article 6; - European Convention on Mutual Assistance in criminal matters (Strasbourg, 1959), article 21; - European Convention on the Transfer of Proceedings in criminal matters (Strasbourg, 15 May 1972)

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

N/A

Last reviewed on 2 March 2018 by Tools Correspondent

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