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: Malta

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1. MEASURE IMPLEMENTATION

Malta

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

Yes this is possible. In terms of Maltese law, no person shall be excluded from giving testimony for want of any particular age; it shall be sufficient that the court be satisfied that the witness, though not of age, understands that it is wrong to give false testimony.

2. LEGAL FRAMEWORK

Malta

International legal framework applicable for this measure in your Member State

Directive 2014/41 concerning European Investigation Orders European Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters (1959) Convention of 29 May 2000 on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters between the Member States of the European Union

3. COMPETENT AUTHORITY TO:

Malta

* receive the request/decision for judicial cooperation

Office of the Attorney General

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

Court of Magistrates

4. ACCEPTED LANGUAGES

Malta

Accepted languages for the request/decision

Maltese and English

5. EXECUTION DEADLINE

Malta

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

N/A

6. CONCISE LEGAL PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Malta

a. Special requirements

The testimony of the minor who is under sixteen years of age is audio-visually recorded.

b. Other useful information

N/A

Last reviewed on 11 abril 2022 by Tools Correspondent
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