Fiches Belges
Implementatie onderzoeksmaatregel
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: Ierland

Getuigen horen: per videogesprek (703)

1. Implementatie onderzoeksmaatregel

Ierland

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

Yes. Section 67 and 68 of the Criminal Justice (Mutual Assistance) Act 2008 allows for the questionning of witnesses by video link. If the Minister is satisfied that it is not desirable or practicable for them to give evidence in person. 8-12 weeks minimum notice is required as the allocation of court time is not within the remit of the Central authority.

2. LEGAL FRAMEWORK

Ierland

International legal framework applicable for this measure in your Member State

Convention/Protocol

3. COMPETENT AUTHORITY TO:

Ierland

* receive the request/decision for judicial cooperation

Minister for Justice and Equality Central Authority for Mutual Assistance, Department of Justice and Equality. 51 St. Stephens Green, Dublin 2

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

District Court

4. ACCEPTED LANGUAGES

Ierland

Accepted languages for the request/decision

Irish/English

5. EXECUTION DEADLINE

Ierland

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

N/A

6. CONCISE LEGAL PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Ierland

a. Special requirements

N/A

b. Other useful information

N/A

Last reviewed on 6 juli 2016 by EJN Secretariaat

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