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: Lituanie

Audition de témoins: procédure normale (702)

1. MEASURE IMPLEMENTATION

Lituanie

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

Yes. Hearing of a witness by video conference can be applied when the witness can not come to the pre-trial investigation officer, prosecutor or court and testify directly, or in cases when the identification of the witness can not be discovered to public. Also see 702.

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, Second Additional Protocol of 8 November 2001 to the European Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters.

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 Requests shall be transmitted directly to the competent judicial authorities with territorial competence for executing them - the District courts at the trial stage, Prosecutor's offices at the pre-trial stage. The 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 Second Additional Protocol to 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

Lithunian or English under the Convention of 29 May 2000 on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters between the Member States of the European Union. Lithuanian, English or French under the Second Additional Protocol to the European Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters of 20 April 1959.

5. EXECUTION DEADLINE

Lituanie

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

N/A.

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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