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: Estonia

Audierea suspecţilor / persoanelor acuzate: procedura standard (710)

1. MEASURE IMPLEMENTATION

Estonia

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

Hearing of suspects is possible under Estonian legislation. § 75. Interrogation of Suspect (1) Upon application of interrogation of a suspect, his or her name, residence or seat and address, personal identification code or, in the absence thereof, date of birth, citizenship, education, native language and the place of work or educational institution shall be ascertained. [RT I 2004, 46, 329 - entry into force 01.07.2004] (2) At the beginning of interrogation, it shall be explained to the suspect that he or she has the right to refuse to give statements and that the statements given may be used against him or her. (3) The suspect shall be asked whether he or she committed the criminal offence of which he or she is suspected and a proposal shall be made to the suspect to give statements in his or her own words concerning the facts relating to the criminal offence on which the suspicion is based. (31) The suspect and his or her counsel have the right to get a copy of the record of interrogation of the suspect during the interrogation to the extent provided for in clauses 76 (1) 1) to 3) of this Code. [RT I, 23.02.2011, 1 - entry into force 01.09.2011] (4) Subsections 66 (21) and 68 (3) to (6) of this Code apply to interrogation of suspects.

2. LEGAL FRAMEWORK

Estonia

International legal framework applicable for this measure in your Member State

CoE (1959) and EU (2000) Conventions

3. COMPETENT AUTHORITY TO:

Estonia

* receive the request/decision for judicial cooperation

Estonian Ministry of Justice

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

Authirities responsible for investigations and/or all local courts

4. ACCEPTED LANGUAGES

Estonia

Accepted languages for the request/decision

Estonian and/or English

5. EXECUTION DEADLINE

Estonia

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

N/A

6. CONCISE LEGAL PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Estonia

a. Special requirements

N/A

b. Other useful information

N/A

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