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

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1. MEASURE IMPLEMENTATION

Estonia

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

Hearing suspects(accused) persons is possible under Estonian legislation. § 468. Telehearing of persons staying in foreign states (1) Telehearing of a person staying in a foreign state may be requested on the bases provided for in subsection 69 (1) of this Code. The request shall set out the reasons for telehearing the person, the name of the person to be heard and his or her status in the proceeding, and the official title and name of the person conducting the hearing. (2) If audio-visual telehearing is requested, the request shall contain an assurance that the suspect or accused to be heard consents to the telehearing of him or her.

2. LEGAL FRAMEWORK

Estonia

International legal framework applicable for this measure in your Member State

MLA 2000

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)

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

No

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