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AT   Austria Implemented   1 Jan 2012 -

Complementary information provided by the Council Secretariat

Complementary information: Declarations under Article 7(4) -double criminality- and Article 28(2) -transitional provision-

BE   Belgium Implemented   18 Jun 2012

Law of 15 May 2012 concerning the application of the principle of mutual recognition to custodial sentences or measures imposed in a member state of the EU

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Complementary information: Declarations under Article 7(4) -double criminality- and Article 28(2) -transitional provision-

BG   Bulgaria Implemented   1 Jan 2020 --

Complementary information provided by the Council Secretariat

Complementary information: Declarations under Article 7(4) -double criminality- and Article 28(2) -transitional provision-

HR   Croatia Implemented   1 Jul 2013

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)

Complementary information provided by the Council Secretariat

Complementary information: Declarations under Article 7(4) -double criminality- and Article 28(2) -transitional provision-

CY   Cyprus Implemented   23 May 2014

Law 67 2014 on the Procedure for the Recognition and Enforcement of Judgments of the Member States of the European Union Imposing Custodial Sentences or Measures Involving Deprivation of Liberty

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Complementary information: Declarations under Article 7(4) -double criminality- and Article 28(2) -transitional provision-

CZ   Czech Republic Implemented   1 Jan 2014

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

Complementary information provided by the Council Secretariat

Complementary information: Declarations under Article 7(4) -double criminality- and Article 28(2) -transitional provision-

DK   Denmark Implemented   5 Dec 2011 -

Complementary information provided by the Council Secretariat

Complementary information: Declarations under Article 7(4) -double criminality- and Article 28(2) -transitional provision-

EE   Estonia Implemented   1 Jan 2015

Notification by Estonia on the implementation of the Framework Decision on Transfer of prisoners

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

Complementary information provided by the Council Secretariat

Complementary information: Declarations under Article 7(4) -double criminality- and Article 28(2) -transitional provision-

FI   Finland Implemented   5 Dec 2011

Notification by Finland on the implementation of the Framework Decision on Transfer of prisoners

1169/2011

Complementary information provided by the Council Secretariat

Complementary information: Declarations under Article 7(4) -double criminality- and Article 28(2) -transitional provision-

FR   France Implemented   5 Aug 2013

Notification by France on the implementation of the FD on Transfer of prisoners

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Complementary information provided by the Council Secretariat

Complementary information: Declarations under Article 7(4) -double criminality- and Article 28(2) -transitional provision-

DE   Germany Implemented   25 Jul 2105

Notification by Germany on the implementation of the Framework Decision on Transfer of prisoners

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

Complementary information provided by the Council Secretariat

Complementary information: Declarations under Article 7(4) -double criminality- and Article 28(2) -transitional provision-

GR   Greece Implemented   -

Law 4307/14

Complementary information provided by the Council Secretariat

Complementary information: Declarations under Article 7(4) -double criminality- and Article 28(2) -transitional provision-

HU   Hungary Implemented   1 Jan 2013

Individual notification on the implementation of the Framework Decision on Transfer of Prisoners by Hungary

Implementation of the Council Framework on Transfer of prisoners. Notification of declarations made by Hungary

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Complementary information provided by the Council Secretariat

Complementary information: Declarations under Article 7(4) -double criminality- and Article 28(2) -transitional provision-

IE   Ireland Implemented   --

Complementary information provided by the Council Secretariat

Complementary information: Declarations under Article 7(4) -double criminality- and Article 28(2) -transitional provision-

IT   Italy Implemented   5 Dec 2011

Legislative Decree No 161 of 7 September 2010, published in the Official Gazette No 230 of 1 October 2010.

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Complementary information: Declarations under Article 7(4) -double criminality- and Article 28(2) -transitional provision-

LV   Latvia Implemented   1 Jul 2012 -

Complementary information provided by the Council Secretariat

Complementary information: Declarations under Article 7(4) -double criminality- and Article 28(2) -transitional provision-

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

Complementary information provided by the Council Secretariat

Complementary information: Declarations under Article 7(4) -double criminality- and Article 28(2) -transitional provision-

LU   Luxembourg Implemented   5 Dec 2011 -

Loi du 28 février 2011 relative à la reconnaissance de jugements en matière pénale ayant prononcé des peines ou des mesures privatives de liberté aux fins de leur exécution dans un autre État membre de l’Union européenne. Publication Mem. A 44 du 8 mars 2011.

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Complementary information: Declarations under Article 7(4) -double criminality- and Article 28(2) -transitional provision-

MT   Malta Implemented   3 Feb 2012

Notification by Malta on the implementation of the Framework Decision on Transfer of prisoners

Custodial Sentences or Measures Involving Deprivation of Liberty Orders (Execution in the European Union) Regulations, L.N. 55 of 2012, S.L. 9.15, (Criminal Code Cap.9)

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Complementary information: Declarations under Article 7(4) -double criminality- and Article 28(2) -transitional provision-

NL   Netherlands Implemented   1 Nov 2012 -

Complementary information provided by the Council Secretariat

Complementary information: Declarations under Article 7(4) -double criminality- and Article 28(2) -transitional provision-

PL   Poland Implemented   1 Jan 2012

Declaration by Poland concerning Article 28 of the Framework Decision on Transfer of prisoners

New Chapters added to the Criminal Procedure Code – 66f and 66g

Complementary information provided by the Council Secretariat

Complementary information: Declarations under Article 7(4) -double criminality- and Article 28(2) -transitional provision-

PT   Portugal Implemented   17 Dec 2015 -

Law 158/2015 of 17 September

Complementary information provided by the Council Secretariat

Complementary information: Declarations under Article 7(4) -double criminality- and Article 28(2) -transitional provision-

RO   Romania Implemented   26 Dec 2013

Notification of the implementation of the FD on Transfer of prisoners by Romania. Pdf

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

SK   Slovakia Implemented   1 Feb 2012

Notification by the Slovak Republic regarding Framework Decision 2008/909/JHA on the application of the principle of mutual recognition to judgments in criminal matters imposing custodial sentences or measures involving deprivation of liberty for the purpose of their enforcement in the European Union. Art 26 (4). Pdf

Act no 549/2011 Coll. of 02/12/2011 on mutual recognition and execution of judgments imposing custodial sentences or measures involving deprivation of liberty in the European Union

Complementary information provided by the Council Secretariat

Complementary information: Declarations under Article 7(4) -double criminality- and Article 28(2) -transitional provision-

SI   Slovenia Implemented   20 Sep 2013

Act on International Co-operation in Criminal Matters between the Member States of the European Union adopted by the National Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia on 23rd May 2013

Complementary information provided by the Council Secretariat

Complementary information: Declarations under Article 7(4) -double criminality- and Article 28(2) -transitional provision-

ES   Spain Implemented   11 Dec 2014

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

Complementary information provided by the Council Secretariat

Complementary information: Declarations under Article 7(4) -double criminality- and Article 28(2) -transitional provision-

SE   Sweden Implemented   1 Apr 2015

Act and Ordinance on the recognition and enforcement of custodial sentences within the European Union

Lag (2015:96) om erkännande och verkställighet av frihetsberövande påföljder inom Europeiska unionen [text in Swedish]

Förordning (2015:109) om erkännande och verkställighet av frihetsberövande påföljder inom Europeiska unionen [text in Swedish]

Complementary information provided by the Council Secretariat

Complementary information: Declarations under Article 7(4) -double criminality- and Article 28(2) -transitional provision-

UK   United Kingdom Implemented   5 Dec 2011

Notification by United Kingdom on the implementation of the Framework Decision on Transfer of prisoners

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Complementary information provided by the Council Secretariat

Complementary information: Declarations under Article 7(4) -double criminality- and Article 28(2) -transitional provision-

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