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Fiches Belges: Letonia

Controlul identităţii, măsuri pentru identificare judiciară (304)

1. MEASURE IMPLEMENTATION

Letonia

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

If it is necessary to hide the identity of a person, Prosecutor General indicates in the decision that the person's identification data should be replaced with an assumed name (pseudonym).If a decision provides hiding of a personal identity, a person directing criminal proceedings rewrites all the previously written documents during a criminal proceedings, in which the identification data is recorded, changing only personal identity data as provided by the decision. Originals of the documents are withdrawn from the criminal case and stored together with the decision on determination of a special procedual protection and only person directing criminal proceedings in the criminal proceedings and the prosecutor specially authorised by the Prosecutor General may familiarize themselves with documents.

2. LEGAL FRAMEWORK

Letonia

International legal framework applicable for this measure in your Member State

Convention on Mutual Assistance of the European Union Member States in Criminal Matters, adopted by the Council on 29 May 2000 in accordance with Article 34 of the Treaty on the European Union. Convention Nr.30 on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters adopted by the Council of Europe on 20 April 1959.

3. COMPETENT AUTHORITY TO:

Letonia

* receive the request/decision for judicial cooperation

the Ministry of Interior (*) - during pre-trial investigation until prosecution ; Ciekurkalna 1st line 1, k-2 Riga, LV-1026 Latvia Phone: +371 67219263 Fax: +371 67829686 E-mail: kanceleja@iem.gov.lv Website : www.iem.gov.lv General Prosecutors office - during pre-trial investigation until submitting the case to the court; O. Kalpaka blvd 6, Riga, LV - 1801, Latvia Fax: 371.67.212231 Tel.: 371.67.320085 The Ministry of Justice - during the trial. Brivibas blvd 36, Riga, LV - 1536, Latvia Fax: 371.67.285575 Tel.: 371.67.280437/371.67.282607

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

N/A

4. ACCEPTED LANGUAGES

Letonia

Accepted languages for the request/decision

Latvian

5. EXECUTION DEADLINE

Letonia

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

N/A

6. CONCISE LEGAL PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Letonia

a. Special requirements

N/A

b. Other useful information

If a decision provides hiding of a personal identity, a person directing criminal proceedings rewrites all the previously written documents during a criminal proceedings, in which the identification data is recorded, changing only personal identity data as provided by the decision. Originals of the documents are withdrawn from the criminal case and stored together with the decision on determination of a special procedual protection and only person directing criminal proceedings in the criminal proceedings and the prosecutor specially authorised by the Prosecutor General may familiarize themselves with documents.

Last reviewed on 6 iulie 2016 by Secretariatul RJE

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