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Fiches Belges: Lituanie

Envoi et remise de pièces de procédure (406)

1. MEASURE IMPLEMENTATION

Lituanie

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

Yes. The service of documents is a procedural action executed and confirmed in the way and form established by law, whereby the court or prie-trial officer offers an addressee to get acquainted with content of the served document.

2. LEGAL FRAMEWORK

Lituanie

International legal framework applicable for this measure in your Member State

Convention of 29 May 2000 on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters between the Member States of the European Union, European Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters of 20 April 1959 and their Protocols.

3. COMPETENT AUTHORITY TO:

Lituanie

* receive the request/decision for judicial cooperation

"Under the Convention of 29 May 2000 on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters between the Member States of the European Union the procedural documents shall be sent to the persons, who are in the territory of Lithuania, directly by post. Procedural documents may be sent via the competent authorities (Ministry of Justice or Prosecutor General‘s Office) only under the conditions stipulated in Para 2 Article 5 of the Convention. Ministry of Justice and the Prosecutor General's Office in every concrete case shall help to determine which judicial authority has territorial competence to provide mutual assistance. Under the European Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters of 20 April 1959 the request shall be transmitted to the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Lithuania. "

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

Pre-trial investigations officers, prosecutors at the prie-trial stage; courts - at the trial stage.

4. ACCEPTED LANGUAGES

Lituanie

Accepted languages for the request/decision

Under the Convention of 29 May 2000 on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters between the Member States of the European Union - the documents shall be drawn up in Lithuanian or if the authority by which the procedural document was issued knows that the addressee understands only some other language, the document, or at least the important passages thereof, must be translated into that other language. 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)

Not determined.

6. CONCISE LEGAL PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Lituanie

a. Special requirements

N/A

b. Other useful information

N/A

Last reviewed on 6 juillet 2016 by Secrétariat du RJE

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