Fiches Belges
Measure Implementation
Measure possibility

Legal Framework
Applicable Framework

Competent authority
Request/decision
Execute/recognise measure

Accepted Languages
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Execution Deadline
Deadlines

Legal info
Special requirements
Other information

Fiches Belges: Is-Slovenja

Iffriżar ta' kontijiet bankarji (502)

1. MEASURE IMPLEMENTATION

Is-Slovenja

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

1. Yes. Freezing of bank accounts is possible with the purpose of securing the proceeds to be confiscated. Freezing is ordered on the proposal of the state prosecutor and is executed by the investigating judge (in the pre-criminal proceedings and in the investigation proceedings).

2. LEGAL FRAMEWORK

Is-Slovenja

International legal framework applicable for this measure in your Member State

2003/577/JHA: Freezing Orders of 22 July 2003; 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; Convention on Laundering, Search, Seizure and Confiscation of the Proceeds from Crime;Council of Europe Convention on Laundering, Search, Seizure and Confiscation of the Proceeds from Crime and on the Financing of Terrorism;

3. COMPETENT AUTHORITY TO:

Is-Slovenja

* receive the request/decision for judicial cooperation

Under the 2003/577/JHA Freezing Orders: An investigating judge has jurisdiction over the recognition and enforcement of a decision on the seizure or temporary securing issued by another Member State.The territorial jurisdiction of a national court shall be determined according to the place where the object or property to be seized or temporarily secured are located. If more objects of types of property are indicated in the request concerning property, the court having jurisdiction over the first object or property indicated also has territorial jurisdiction to render a decision. If territorial jurisdiction cannot be determined according to the provisions of the preceding paragraphs, the District Court of Ljubljana shall have jurisdiction.

* 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)

A national court must render a decision as soon as possible, within 24 hours of receiving the decision if possible.

6. CONCISE LEGAL PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Is-Slovenja

a. Special requirements

N/A

b. Other useful information

The Court obtains the data on accounts, statement of account and other data. The Court forwards the written order on the securing of funds (freezing of accounts) to the bank for the execution (by mail, fax or courier).

Last reviewed on 6 Lulju 2016 by EJN Secretariat

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