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: Sweden

Invazivna pretraga tijela (302)

1. MEASURE IMPLEMENTATION

Sweden

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

Yes. The examination exterior or interior of the human body and also taking of samples from the human body and the examination of such samples.

2. LEGAL FRAMEWORK

Sweden

International legal framework applicable for this measure in your Member State

In order to obtain this measure an MLA is compulsory. It is not necessary to refer to a particular legal framework or convention, neither is it necessary to have a domestic court decision from the requesting country.

3. COMPETENT AUTHORITY TO:

Sweden

* receive the request/decision for judicial cooperation

Requests from EU-member states, Norway, Iceland, Switzerland or Liechtenstein can be sent directly to the local Prosecution Office within which jurisdiction the measure should be taken. Should a request by mistake be sent to a prosecutor that is not competent to deal with the case in question, that prosecutor is obliged to forward the request to the competent authority. If the request has been forwarded to another competent authority, the requesting authority will be notified. There are no rules of means of communication; that is, an MLA can be transferred by letter, by fax, by e-mail.

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

A request for the measure is executed by the responsible prosecutor with the assistance of the Swedish Police Authority (or Swedish Customs).

4. ACCEPTED LANGUAGES

Sweden

Accepted languages for the request/decision

An MLA should be written in Swedish, Norwegian, Danish or in any other language the recieving authority accepts (in practice that is English).

5. EXECUTION DEADLINE

Sweden

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

N/A

6. CONCISE LEGAL PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Sweden

a. Special requirements

N/A

b. Other useful information

N/A

Last reviewed on 6 srpanj 2016 by EJN Tajništvo

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