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Fiches Belges: Il-Litwanja

European Arrest Warrant (901)

1. MEASURE IMPLEMENTATION

Il-Litwanja

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

Yes.

2. LEGAL FRAMEWORK

Il-Litwanja

International legal framework applicable for this measure in your Member State

Council Framework Decision 2002/584/JHA of 13 June 2002 on the European arrest warrant and the surrender procedures between Member States

3. COMPETENT AUTHORITY TO:

Il-Litwanja

* receive the request/decision for judicial cooperation

"A competent authority to receive EAWs is the Prosecutor General’s Office: Rinktinės str. 5A LT-01515 Vilnius Lithuania Tel.: +370 5 2662360, +370 5 2662354 Fax.: +370 5 2662317 For urgent cases arising outside office hours, please contact Lithuanian Criminal Police Bureau International Liaison Office Liepyno str. 17 LT-08105 Vilnius Lithuania Tel.: +370 5 2719900 Fax.: +370 5 2719924 e-mail address: tvr@policija.lt "

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

"Vilnius County Court Gedimino ave. 40/1 LT-01501 Vilnius Lithuania Tel.: +370 5 2688003 +370 5 2688002 Fax.: +370 5 2625645 "

4. ACCEPTED LANGUAGES

Il-Litwanja

Accepted languages for the request/decision

Lithuanian or English.

5. EXECUTION DEADLINE

Il-Litwanja

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

If the person has given his consent to be surrendered to the country issuing European arrest warrant, the decision on his surrender must be taken no later than in 10 days after the receipt of his written consent. In other cases the decision on his surrender must be taken no later than within a period of 60 days from the day of the person’s detention. In exceptional cases, the these terms might be prolonged to 30 days, however the requesting institution of the country issuing European arrest warrant must be immediately notified about the reasons thereof. If in special cases it is still not possible to stick to the term, Eurojust must be informed about the reasons for the delay.

6. CONCISE LEGAL PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Il-Litwanja

a. Special requirements

"A citizen of the Republic of Lithuania or an alien shall be surrendered under the European arrest warrant only where the criminal act committed by him is punishable, according to laws of the issuing Member State, by a custodial sentence of at least one year and where the European arrest warrant has been issued in connection with the execution of a custodial sentence which has already been imposed, only where the duration of the sentence imposed is at least four months. The rule of double criminality is applicable only for the cases where the committed act for which EAW is issued is not included into the list provided for in Article 2 (2) of the Council Framework Decision 2002/584/JHA."

b. Other useful information

"If the European arrest warrant is issued for criminal prosecution, a citizen or a permanent resident of the Republic of Lithuania may be surrendered on condition that after the court delivers a judgement in the country issuing the European arrest warrant, the person will be transferred to the Republic of Lithuania to serve the custodial sentence, if the person or the Office of the Prosecutor General of the Republic of Lithuania requests so."

Last reviewed on 6 Lulju 2016 by EJN Secretariat

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