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: Croatie

Audition de suspects / inculpés: par téléphone (712)

1. MEASURE IMPLEMENTATION

Croatie

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

In national procedure the State Attorney or the police may check the alibi and other important facts for the institution and conducting of the criminal proceedings by means of a telephone link that allows a simultaneous communication to the interrogated persons (telephone conference). The recording of the telephone conference may be used as evidence in criminal proceedings if the defendant was previously instructed on his rights and if the defence counsel was present when the defendant was interrogated.

2. LEGAL FRAMEWORK

Croatie

International legal framework applicable for this measure in your Member State

Second Additional Protocol to the European Convention on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters 1959

3. COMPETENT AUTHORITY TO:

Croatie

* receive the request/decision for judicial cooperation

Ministry of Justice

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

County courts

4. ACCEPTED LANGUAGES

Croatie

Accepted languages for the request/decision

Letters rogatory for mutual assistance and annexed documents shall be accompanied by a translation into the Croatian language or, if not possible, into the English language.

5. EXECUTION DEADLINE

Croatie

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

N/A

6. CONCISE LEGAL PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Croatie

a. Special requirements

When affording mutual legal assistance, domestic judicial authority shall comply with the formalities and procedures expressly indicated in the request as necessary pursuant to the law of the requesting state, unless provided otherwise by an international treaty and provided that such formalities and procedures are not contrary to the principles of the domestic legal order. authorities

b. Other useful information

Additionally see Articles 195 - 196 of Criminal Procedure Code

Last reviewed on 6 juillet 2016 by Secrétariat du RJE
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