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, it is possible. Joint investigation teams are established in cooperation of two or more states in order to effectively investigate complicated international crime. Members of the JIT may directly request the competent authorities of another state participating on the JIT to perform specific actions of criminal proceedings without the need to send an MLA request, and such requests will be handled in the same way as actions conducted within criminal proceedings conducted in the Czech Republic. Evidence gathered by members of the JIT in another state may be used as evidence in criminal proceedigns in the Czech Republic, provided that is was obtained in compliance with the law of the state, in which it was obtained, or with the law of the Czech Republic. JIT operating in the Czech Republic are always lead by a public prosecutor, all members of the JIT must follow his/her instructions and are bound by the Czech law and conditions of the specific JIT agreement.

2. LEGAL FRAMEWORK

Republica Ceha

International legal framework applicable for this measure in your Member State

European Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters of April 20, 1959 and its first and second Additional Protocol of 1978 and 2001 respectively. Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters between the Member States of the European union of May 29, 2000 and its Protocol of 2001. Bilateral treaties on legal assistance in criminal matters. The domestic legislation implementing the EU framework decision on JITs.

3. COMPETENT AUTHORITY TO:

Republica Ceha

* receive the request/decision for judicial cooperation

The Supreme Public Prosecutor's Office.

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

The Supreme Public Prosecutor's Office.

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

Last reviewed on 6 iulie 2016 by Secretariatul RJE

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