Fichas Belgas
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: Croacia

Gestión de informadores (204)

1. MEASURE IMPLEMENTATION

Croacia

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

The informant may be interrogated as witness on the content of discussions held with the persons against whom special evidentiary measures referred to in the Criminal Procedure Act are imposed, as well as all accomplices in the criminal offence and their statements may be used as evidence in the proceedings. Judgement and evaluation on inadmissibility of evidence may not be based exclusively on mentioned witness testimony.

2. LEGAL FRAMEWORK

Croacia

International legal framework applicable for this measure in your Member State

At the request of the foreign judicial authority, the domestic judicial authority may determine measures temporarily restricting the constitutional rights, under the presumptions and conditions established in the Criminal Procedure Code.

3. COMPETENT AUTHORITY TO:

Croacia

* receive the request/decision for judicial cooperation

Ministry of Justice

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

Competent County Court

4. ACCEPTED LANGUAGES

Croacia

Accepted languages for the request/decision

Letters rogatory for mutual assistance and annexed documents shall be accompanied by a translation into the Croatian language or, if not possible, into the English language

5. EXECUTION DEADLINE

Croacia

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

N/A

6. CONCISE LEGAL PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Croacia

a. Special requirements

When affording mutual legal assistance, domestic judicial authority shall comply with the formalities and procedures expressly indicated in the request as necessary pursuant to the law of the requesting state, unless provided otherwise by an international treaty and provided that such formalities and procedures are not contrary to the principles of the domestic legal order.  Additionally-see answer 1

b. Other useful information

See articles 332-339 of domestic Criminal Procedure Code

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