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AT   Austria Implemented   1 Aug 2013

Implementation by Austria; Austria's competent authorities and declarations. Probation Decisions

Articles 81-99 of the Federal Act on judicial cooperation in Criminal Matters with the Member States of the European Union

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BE   Belgium Implemented   23 Jun 2013

Notification of the implementation of Belgium (Probation Measures FD- competent authorities and languages)

Probation Law of 21 May 2013 concerning the application of the principle of mutual recognition to judgements and probation decisions with a view to the supervision of probation measures and alternative sanction imposed in a member state of the EU

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BG   Bulgaria Implemented   28 Apr 2012

Table of Correspondence Framework Decision and National Legislation of Bulgaria

Law on recognition, enforcement and sending of judgements and probation decisions with a view to the supervision of probation measures and alternative sanctions (State Gazette N 25, 27 /03/12)

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HR   Croatia Implemented   1 Jul 2013

Notification by Croatia of the implementation of the Framework Decision on Probation Decisions

Act on Judicial Cooperation in Criminal Matters with Member States of the European Union of 14 July 2010 (came into force on Croatia’s accession to EU on 1 July 2013, Official Gazzette No.91/10, 81/13, 124/13)

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CY   Cyprus Implemented   23 May 2014

Notification by Cyprus on the implementation of the FD on Probation Decisions

Ratification Law No.69(I()/2014, of 2014 on the Application of the Principle of Mutual Recognition to  Judgments and Probation Decisions with a view to the Supervision of Probation measures and  Alternative sanctions

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CZ   Czech Republic Implemented   1 Jan 2014

Notification on the implementation of the FD on Probation Decisions by Czech Republic

Act No 104/2013 Coll. on International Judicial Cooperation in Criminal Matters

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DK   Denmark Implemented   5 Dec 2011

Implementation of the Council Framework on probation decisions. Notification of declarations made by Denmark

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EE   Estonia Implemented   1 Jan 2015

Notification by Estonia of the implementation of the Framework Decision on Probation Decisions

Amendments to the Criminal Procedure Code, mainly to the Chapter 19

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FI   Finland Implemented   5 Dec 2011

Implementation of the Council Framework on probation decisions. Notification of declarations made by Finland

1170/2011

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FR   France Implemented   1 Oct 2015 -

Loi n° 2015-993 du 17 août 2015 portant adaptation de la procédure pénale au droit de l'Union européenne

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DE   Germany Implemented   25 Jul 2015

Notification on the implementation of the FD on Probation Decisions by Germany

Act of 17/07/2015, Federal Gazette  – Bundesgesetzblatt I 2015, 1349 - Gesetz zur Verbesserung der internationalen Rechtshilfe bei der Vollstreckung von freiheitsentziehenden Sanktionen und bei der Überwachung von Bewährungsmaßnahmen  sowie zur Änderung des Jugoslawien-Strafgerichtshof-Gesetzes und des Ruanda-Strafgerichtshof-Gesetzes

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GR   Greece Implemented   -

Law 4307/14

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HU   Hungary Implemented   1 Jan 2013
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IE   Ireland Planned   process ongoing -

Transposition measures will be included in the Criminal Justice (Mutual Recognition of Probation Judgments and Decisions) Bill.   Significant progress has been made on the drafting of the Bill, which is expected to be published as early as possible in 2016, with a view to its enactment as soon as possible after publication.

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IT   Italy Implemented   29 Mar 2016

Notification by Italy of the implementation of the Framework Decision on Probation Decisions

Legislative Decree 15 february 2016, n. 38

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LV   Latvia Implemented   1 Jul 2012

 

 

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LT   Lithuania Implemented   1 Apr 2015

Law No XII-1322 of 13 November 2014 on the mutual recognition and enforcement of judgments in criminal matters by Member States of the European Union. Revision of arts. 5 and 109 of the Penal Enforcement Code and arts. 1, 121, 342 and 365 of the Code of Criminal Procedure

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LU   Luxembourg Implemented   20 Apr 2015 -

Loi du 12 avril 2015 relative à l’application du principe de reconnaissance mutuelle aux décisions de probation et aux peines de substitution et modifiant, en vue de favoriser l’application du principe de reconnaissance mutuelle aux décisions rendues en l’absence de la personne concernée, 1) l’article 634 du Code d’instruction criminelle; 2) la loi du 23 février 2010 relative à l’application du principe de reconnaissance mutuelle aux sanctions pécuniaires; 3) la loi modifiée du 17 mars 2004 relative au mandat d’arrêt européen.

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MT   Malta Implemented   7 Dec 2012 -

Act XXIII of 2012 -Probation Act – Cap 446

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NL   Netherlands Implemented   1 Nov 2012 -

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PL   Poland Implemented   1 Jan 2012

Notification by Poland of the implementation of the Framework Decision on Probation Decisions

New Chapters added to the Criminal Procedure Code – 66h and 66i

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PT   Portugal Implemented   -

Law 158/2015 of 17 September

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RO   Romania Implemented   26 Dec 2013

Law no. 300/2013 amending and completing Law no. 302/2004 on international judicial cooperation in criminal matters

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SK   Slovakia Implemented   1 Feb 2012

Notification by the Slovak Republic regarding Framework Decision 2008/947/JHA on the application of the principle of mutual recognition to judgments and probation decisions with a view to the supervision of probation measures and alternative sanctions. Art. 23 (4). Pdf

Act no 533/2011 Coll. of 02/12/2011 on mutual recognition and execution of judgments not imposing custodial sentence and probation decisions with a view to the supervision of probation measures in the European Union

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SI   Slovenia Implemented   20 Sep 2013

Act on International Co-operation in criminal Matters between the Member States of the European Union

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ES   Spain Implemented   11 Dec 2014

Spanish Law 23/2014, of 20 November of mutual recognition of criminal decisions in the European Union

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SE   Sweden Implemented   1 Jan 2016

Notification by Sweden on the implementation of the Framework Decision on Probation Decisions

Act and Ordinance on the recognition and enforcement of non-custodial sentences within the European Union and certain consequential amendments to other acts and ordinances.

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