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Fiches Belges: La Norvège

Mandat d'arrêt européen (901)


La Norvège

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



La Norvège

International legal framework applicable for this measure in your Member State

The Council Framework Decision 2002/584/JHA of 13 June 2002 on the European arrest warrant and the surrender procedures between Member States is applicable for Norway. The EAW is due to The Agreement between the European Union and the Republic of Iceland and the Kingdom of Norway on the Surrender Procedure, done at Vienna on 28 June 2006. This Parallel Agreement has entered into force as from November 1, 2019.


La Norvège

* receive the request/decision for judicial cooperation

Regional public prosecutor.

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

The court will decide if the terms are fulfilled. The regional public prosecutor is the competent authority to execute the request.


La Norvège

Accepted languages for the request/decision

Norwegian, Danish, Swedish , English.


La Norvège

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

Information to be provided.


La Norvège

a. Special requirements


b. Other useful information

The independence of the prosecution authority The Norwegian Criminal Procedure Act article 55 states clearly that the prosecuting authority is independent in a specific case. No one can instruct the prosecuting authority in a specific case or reverse a prosecution decision. --- Some practical information regarding the implementation of the agreement: - In accordance with the Agreement Article 11, Norwegian arrest warrants will be issued on the form annexed to the Agreement (AW). - Norway will be able to act on SIS records based on already issued EAWs (FD 2002/584/JHA original or amended EAW-form) by the EU member states. If a person is arrested on the basis of a hit in the SIS II/Interpol red notice, the competent Norwegian authority will need to receive the translated EAW/AW as soon as possible and at the latest by 7 days. Norway accepts translations into Norwegian, Danish, Swedish and English. - Regarding incoming EAWs, Norway will accept both AW, EAW and the amended EAW-form (2009) unless the courts should rule otherwise. For the in absentia-cases, we therefore accept the amended EAW-form, but will in some cases need a guarantee in accordance with the Article 8 (1) of the Agreement. Receiving authority in Norway: - The translated Arrest warrant (AW)/EAW may be forwarded via the SIS, or sent directly to the Public Prosecutor or to the Chief of Police. The arrest warrant will then be forwarded to the court for an assessment of the criteria for surrender, before being finally decided on (as the main rule) by a prosecutor.” See also Rundskriv om nordisk-europeisk arrestordre:

Last reviewed on 1 septembre 2020 by Secrétariat du RJE

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