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: Finlanda

Percheziţie corporală intimă (302)

1. MEASURE IMPLEMENTATION

Finlanda

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

Yes. Inspection of the body of the person being investigated, taking of a blood sample or other search directed at the body.

2. LEGAL FRAMEWORK

Finlanda

International legal framework applicable for this measure in your Member State

MLA 2000

3. COMPETENT AUTHORITY TO:

Finlanda

* receive the request/decision for judicial cooperation

National Bureau of Investigation

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

An investigator-in-charge or a prosecutor. In urgent cases under certain circumstances a police officer may decide on a personal search.

4. ACCEPTED LANGUAGES

Finlanda

Accepted languages for the request/decision

N/A

5. EXECUTION DEADLINE

Finlanda

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

N/A

6. CONCISE LEGAL PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Finlanda

a. Special requirements

N/A

b. Other useful information

Tests requiring medical expertise may only be performed by medical personnel. If the search is to be thorough, it has to be carried out in a separate room reserved for this purpose. If the test is conducted by a non-health care professional, a third person summoned as a witness should be present. A DNA sample may be taken without consent from the suspect if the most severe punishment is at least four years imprisonment.

Last reviewed on 6 iulie 2016 by Secretariatul RJE

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