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Fiches Belges: Is-Slovenja

Sending and service of procedural documents (406)

1. MEASURE IMPLEMENTATION

Is-Slovenja

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

Yes. In accordance with Article 50 of the 2000 MLA Convention, procedural documents can be directly sent to the addressee by post, with no intervention of the Slovene judicial or administrative authorities, unless one of the exceptions foreseen in the said article applies, namely if the address of the person is unknown or uncertain, if the law of the requesting state demands a different proof of service, if it has not been possible to serve the document by post or if the requesting State has reasons to believe it will not be feasible or appropriate. In the cases when the Republic of Slovenia is the requested State, procedural documents are being served in accordance with the Criminal Procedure Act. A decision and letter shall be served directly to the person to whom it is addressed, and the person should be bound to receive it. If that person cannot be reached at the address of domicile or residence, the process server shall serve it on one of the adult member of the household, who are bound to receive the letter. If they are not found in the apartment, the letter shall be served on the janitor or a neighbor, if they are willing to receive it. It shall be deemed by such acts that the letter is served. If a decision and letter is served on a person at his place of work, and the person cannot be reached, delivery can be effected to the person authorized to receive mail who is bound to receive it, or to the co-employee, if he is willing to receive it. It shall be deemed by such acts that the letter is served. If it is determined that the person to whom the decision and letter is to be served is absent for that reason are unable to serve it on him in due time, the process server shall inform himself where the recipient can be found and shall return letter to the sender with a notice stating the address at which the letter could be served on the recipient. The process server shall leave the notice on attempted service at the address where the service should have been performed. Service of documents, produced in electronic form, can also be carried out by secure electronic means, if the addressee is in possession of a secure mailbox.

2. LEGAL FRAMEWORK

Is-Slovenja

International legal framework applicable for this measure in your Member State

Convention of 29 May 2000 on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters between the Member States of the European Union; European Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters with Additional Protocols; Schengen Convention; Bilateral Agreements.

3. COMPETENT AUTHORITY TO:

Is-Slovenja

* receive the request/decision for judicial cooperation

Sending and service by post may be done directly to the addressee, without the involvement of the competent national authority. In cases when the direct service is not possible or successful, the competent authorities are the District Courts. The competence is established by the permanent or temporary residence of the person or in cases then the addressee is a legal entity by the place where the legal entity is located. In misdemeanor proceedings, the competent authorities are the Misdemeanor Courts. The competence is established by the permanent or temporary residence of the person or in cases then the addressee is a legal entity by the place where the legal entity is located.

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

N/A

4. ACCEPTED LANGUAGES

Is-Slovenja

Accepted languages for the request/decision

Slovenian/English

5. EXECUTION DEADLINE

Is-Slovenja

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

N/A

6. CONCISE LEGAL PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Is-Slovenja

a. Special requirements

N/A

b. Other useful information

N/A

Last reviewed on 6 Lulju 2016 by EJN Secretariat

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