Fiches Belges
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: Lituanie

Fouilles corporelles (301)

1. MEASURE IMPLEMENTATION

Lituanie

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

Yes. Superficial body search - is a procedural measure of coercion, during which clothes, footwear of a person, personal belongings he has with him, body is searched in order to find and seize items, documents or other objects he carries, which might be of importance during investigation of a criminal act.

2. LEGAL FRAMEWORK

Lituanie

International legal framework applicable for this measure in your Member State

CoE 1959 Convention on MLA and its additional Protocols, EU 2000 Convetion on MLA.

3. COMPETENT AUTHORITY TO:

Lituanie

* receive the request/decision for judicial cooperation

Prosecutor General's Office and Regional Prosecutor's Offices, if MLA is provided following the EU 2000 Convention, the Ministry of Justice - if CoE 1959 Convention on MLA is applicable.

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

Pre-trial investigation judge. If personal search is conducted upon detention or arrest of a person or at the place of seizure or search, then a ruling of pre-trial judge is not necessary.

4. ACCEPTED LANGUAGES

Lituanie

Accepted languages for the request/decision

Lithuanian or English under the Convention of 29 May 2000 on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters between the Member States of the European Union. Under the European Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters of 20 April 1959 requests and annexed documents shall be addressed to in Lithuanian or accompanied by a translation into one of the official languages of the Council of Europe (i.e. English or French).

5. EXECUTION DEADLINE

Lituanie

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

N/A

6. CONCISE LEGAL PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Lituanie

a. Special requirements

N/A

b. Other useful information

Officers executing investigations of foreign states may participate during personal search, if a prior permission of the Prosecutor general’s Office to participate during pre-trial investigation acts, is obtained.

Last reviewed on 6 juillet 2016 by Secrétariat du RJE

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