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Fiches Belges: Estonia

Confruntarea (713)

1. MEASURE IMPLEMENTATION

Estonia

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

Yes. § 77. Confrontation (1) Persons may be confronted if a contradiction contained in their statements cannot be eliminated otherwise. (2) In confrontation, the relationship between the persons confronted shall be ascertained and questions concerning the contradicting facts shall be posed to them in series. (3) In confrontation, the previous statements of a person confronted may be disclosed and other evidence may be submitted. (4) With the permission of an official of the investigative body, the persons confronted may pose questions to each other through the official concerning the contradictions contained in their statements. If necessary, the official of the investigative body changes the wording of a question posed. (5) In the course of confrontation, statements are obtained pursuant to subsections 66 (21) and 68 (2) to (6) of this Code. [RT I, 23.02.2011, 1 - entry into force 01.09.2011] (6) The body conducting proceedings may organise the participation of a person confronted in confrontation by means of a technical solution which complies with the requirements specified in clause 69 (2) 1) of this Code. Confrontation organized by means of a technical solution shall be video recorded.

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)

Authorites responsible for investigation

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

Last reviewed on 6 iulie 2016 by Secretariatul RJE

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