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: República Checa

Persecución extraterritorial transfronteriza (802)

1. MEASURE IMPLEMENTATION

República Checa

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

This measure is possible only within the framework of Police cooperation, not within International Judicial Cooperation (the measure is not about gathering of evidence but an arrest of a person). It allows foreign Police authorities to continue pursuing a perpetrator who crossed the Czech state borders. The foreign authority must immediately inform Czech authorities after crossing the border and terminate the pursuit immediately after being instructed to do so by Czech authorities. European Arrest Warrant must be sent immediately after apprehending the pursued person (the international treaties - the SIT or bilateral ones - can stipulate the time limit for a delivery of the EAW).

2. LEGAL FRAMEWORK

República Checa

International legal framework applicable for this measure in your Member State

Schengen implementation treaty. Bilateral treaties on police cooperation.

3. COMPETENT AUTHORITY TO:

República Checa

* receive the request/decision for judicial cooperation

Police Presidium.

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

Police Presidium.

4. ACCEPTED LANGUAGES

República Checa

Accepted languages for the request/decision

Czech, unless international treaty stipulates otherwise.

5. EXECUTION DEADLINE

República Checa

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

N/A

6. CONCISE LEGAL PRACTICAL INFORMATION

República Checa

a. Special requirements

Consent of judicial authorities (i.e. public prosecutor or court) is not required. The foreign police officers are obliged to comply with the law of the Czech Republic. They are not entitled to enter residences or other areas not accessible to general public. They are entitled to apprehend and secure the pursued person and to check, whether the person is not armed in cases where Czech authorities are not yet present.

b. Other useful information

N/A

Last reviewed on 6 julio 2016 by Secretariado de la RJE
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