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: Portugal

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1. MEASURE IMPLEMENTATION

Portugal

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

Yes. Persons entitled to invoke professional secrecy, or civil service confidentiality or State secrecy, when ordered by the judicial authority to do so, must submit to it documents or objects under an order of seizure, except in cases where they invoke in writing professional secrecy, civil service confidentiality or State secrecy. These arrangements do not apply to confessional secrets. This system also applies to the criminal offences listed in the law on measures to fight economic and financial criminality.

2. LEGAL FRAMEWORK

Portugal

International legal framework applicable for this measure in your Member State

Council Framework Decision 2006/960/JHA of 18 December 2006 on simplifying the exchange of information and intelligence between law enforcement authorities of the Member States of the European Union

3. COMPETENT AUTHORITY TO:

Portugal

* receive the request/decision for judicial cooperation

The Public Prosecution Offices

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

N/A

4. ACCEPTED LANGUAGES

Portugal

Accepted languages for the request/decision

Portuguese or French.

5. EXECUTION DEADLINE

Portugal

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

Not applicable.

6. CONCISE LEGAL PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Portugal

a. Special requirements

N/A

b. Other useful information

N/A

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