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: Republica Ceha

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1. MEASURE IMPLEMENTATION

Republica Ceha

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

Yes, according to the Czech law the Czech judicial authority may allow the foreign authority upon its request to interview a witness or expert via a telephone, if it is not appropriate or possible to interview this person in the foreign state.

2. LEGAL FRAMEWORK

Republica Ceha

International legal framework applicable for this measure in your Member State

Directive 2014/41/EU regarding the European Investigation Order in criminal matters was implemented in the Czech law and the EIO became effective from 16 August 2018. It is applicable in relation to the Member States, which have also implemented the EIO Directive. For the countries, which have not implemented the EIO Directive so far, the following legal framework is applicable: Convention of 29 May 2000 on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters between the Member States of the European Union; Second Additional Protocol to the European Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters 1959.

3. COMPETENT AUTHORITY TO:

Republica Ceha

* receive the request/decision for judicial cooperation

Regional public prosecutor´s office for pre-trial stage of proceedings and regional court for trial stage of proceedings

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

N/A

4. ACCEPTED LANGUAGES

Republica Ceha

Accepted languages for the request/decision

No reservations to the Article 16 of the European Convention 1959, however CZ apply reciprocity and bilateral treaties.

5. EXECUTION DEADLINE

Republica Ceha

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

N/A

6. CONCISE LEGAL PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Republica Ceha

a. Special requirements

N/A

b. Other useful information

N/A

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