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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: République Tchèque

Convocation de témoins (701)

1. MEASURE IMPLEMENTATION

République Tchèque

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

Summoning persons for the purpose of hearing them as witnesses is possible in the course of preliminary proceedings, as well as in the course of trial. If a witness does not appear voluntarily before the authority that summoned him/her, he/she can be produced or fined.

2. LEGAL FRAMEWORK

République Tchèque

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 1959 and its Protocols

3. COMPETENT AUTHORITY TO:

République Tchèque

* receive the request/decision for judicial cooperation

Regional public prosecutor´s office for pre-trial stage of proceedings and regional court for trial stage of proceedings

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

N/A

4. ACCEPTED LANGUAGES

République Tchèque

Accepted languages for the request/decision

No reservations to the Article 16 of the European Convention 1959, however CZ apply reciprocity and bilateral treaties.

5. EXECUTION DEADLINE

République Tchèque

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

N/A

6. CONCISE LEGAL PRACTICAL INFORMATION

République Tchèque

a. Special requirements

N/A

b. Other useful information

The summon should be firstly sent to the person directly without assistance of Czech judicial authorities. If not sucessful, not possible or not appropriate in individual case, the Czech judicial authorities could be requested for assistance.

Last reviewed on 6 juillet 2016 by Secrétariat du RJE
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