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: Irlande

Saisie (501)

1. MEASURE IMPLEMENTATION

Irlande

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

Yes. The Criminal Justice (Mutual Assistance) Act 2008 allows for the freezing and confiscation of assets. It is possible to freeze assets under the EU Convention on Mutual Assistance 2000 and Article 9 of the Council Framework Decision 2003/577/JHA of 22 July 2003 on the execution in the European Union of orders freezing property of evidence.

2. LEGAL FRAMEWORK

Irlande

International legal framework applicable for this measure in your Member State

Convention/Protocol

3. COMPETENT AUTHORITY TO:

Irlande

* receive the request/decision for judicial cooperation

Minister for Justice and Equality authorises the bringing of a court application.

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

High Court

4. ACCEPTED LANGUAGES

Irlande

Accepted languages for the request/decision

English/Irish

5. EXECUTION DEADLINE

Irlande

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

N/A

6. CONCISE LEGAL PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Irlande

a. Special requirements

The request must be accompanied by a Certificate as provided for in Article 9 of the Council Framework Decision 2003/577/JHA of 22 July 2003 on the execution in the European Union of orders freezing property of evidence.

b. Other useful information

N/A

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