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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

Restitution (503)

1. MEASURE IMPLEMENTATION

Finlande

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

Yes. A measure whereby mutual assistance requests may be made to place articles obtained by criminal means at the disposal of a requesting member state with a view to restoring them to their rightful owners.

2. LEGAL FRAMEWORK

Finlande

International legal framework applicable for this measure in your Member State

MLA 2000 and 2003/577/JHA

3. COMPETENT AUTHORITY TO:

Finlande

* receive the request/decision for judicial cooperation

MLA 2000: National Bureau of Investigation. 2003/577/JHA: prosecutor offices

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

A court, prosecutor or investigator-in-charge.

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

Where the ownership of the property is undisputed, it may be returned under the 1959 Convention to the state where the owner resides. Also the return of property after handing it over to the requesting state for evidentiary purposes may be waived, if the restitution of the property to its rightful owner may thereby be facilitated. In other respects the provisions of the MLA 2000 Convention apply.

Last reviewed on 6 juillet 2016 by Secrétariat du RJE
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