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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: Cipro

Sequestro di beni (501)

1. MEASURE IMPLEMENTATION

Cipro

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

Yes.

2. LEGAL FRAMEWORK

Cipro

International legal framework applicable for this measure in your Member State

Power to confiscate proceeds of criminal conduct under the provisions of the Prevention and Suppression of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Laws of 2007 – 2016. Also, under sections 32 and 33 of the Criminal Procedure Law, upon the execution of a search warrant anything seized is brought before a judge so as to be detained until the conclusion of any criminal proceedings.

3. COMPETENT AUTHORITY TO:

Cipro

* receive the request/decision for judicial cooperation

Requests for seizure must come from a competent judicial authority and be sent to the Ministry of Justice and Public Order which is the Central Authority. Such requests after being examined shall be forwarded to the Police or the Unit for Combating Money Laundering for execution, depending on the nature of the case. Requests for the enforcement of confiscation orders issued in EU Member States on the basis of Council Framework Decision 2006/783/JHA of 6 October 2006 on the application of the principle of mutual recognition to confiscations orders, must be submitted directly to the Unit for Combating Money Laundering.

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

N/A

4. ACCEPTED LANGUAGES

Cipro

Accepted languages for the request/decision

Greek or English

5. EXECUTION DEADLINE

Cipro

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

N/A

6. CONCISE LEGAL PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Cipro

a. Special requirements

N/A

b. Other useful information

N/A

Last reviewed on 3 marzo 2017 by Segretariato della RGE

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