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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

Poursuite transfrontalière (802)

1. MEASURE IMPLEMENTATION

République Tchèque

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

This measure is possible only within the framework of Police cooperation, not within International Judicial Cooperation (the measure is not about gathering of evidence but an arrest of a person). It allows foreign Police authorities to continue pursuing a perpetrator who crossed the Czech state borders. The foreign authority must immediately inform Czech authorities after crossing the border and terminate the pursuit immediately after being instructed to do so by Czech authorities. European Arrest Warrant must be sent immediately after apprehending the pursued person (the international treaties - the SIT or bilateral ones - can stipulate the time limit for a delivery of the EAW).

2. LEGAL FRAMEWORK

République Tchèque

International legal framework applicable for this measure in your Member State

Schengen implementation treaty. Bilateral treaties on police cooperation.

3. COMPETENT AUTHORITY TO:

République Tchèque

* receive the request/decision for judicial cooperation

Police Presidium.

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

Police Presidium.

4. ACCEPTED LANGUAGES

République Tchèque

Accepted languages for the request/decision

Czech, unless international treaty stipulates otherwise.

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

Consent of judicial authorities (i.e. public prosecutor or court) is not required. The foreign police officers are obliged to comply with the law of the Czech Republic. They are not entitled to enter residences or other areas not accessible to general public. They are entitled to apprehend and secure the pursued person and to check, whether the person is not armed in cases where Czech authorities are not yet present.

b. Other useful information

N/A

Last reviewed on 6 juillet 2016 by Secrétariat du RJE
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