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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: Finlande

Injonction de produire des documents (402)

1. MEASURE IMPLEMENTATION

Finlande

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

Yes. Notwithstanding secrecy provisions, the police have a right to obtain from an authority or a body assigned to perform a public function any information necessary to carry out an official duty, unless disclosing such information or using it as evidence is prohibited or restricted by law (on such restrictions see measures 501 and 702). In relation to a criminal investigation, a police or customs officer has the right to obtain from a private organization or person any information to prevent or investigate an offence. Legally privileged or confidential information may pose restrictions for the production of documents.

2. LEGAL FRAMEWORK

Finlande

International legal framework applicable for this measure in your Member State

MLA 2000

3. COMPETENT AUTHORITY TO:

Finlande

* receive the request/decision for judicial cooperation

National Bureau of Investigation

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

District court when the case is pending in court. Police or customs authority during pre-trial investigation.

4. ACCEPTED LANGUAGES

Finlande

Accepted languages for the request/decision

N/A

5. EXECUTION DEADLINE

Finlande

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

N/A

6. CONCISE LEGAL PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Finlande

a. Special requirements

N/A

b. Other useful information

A court may, if it deems it necessary, order a person who is under the obligation to produce a document, to comply.

Last reviewed on 6 juillet 2016 by Secrétariat du RJE
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