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: Spain

Hearing victims/plaintiffs (707)

1. MEASURE IMPLEMENTATION

Spain

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

Yes, it is possible. The applicable law is the Criminal Procedural Act and Act 4/2015, 27th April, on the standing of victims.

2. LEGAL FRAMEWORK

Spain

International legal framework applicable for this measure in your Member State

Convention of 29 May 2000 on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters between the Member States of the European Union. European Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters of 1959

3. COMPETENT AUTHORITY TO:

Spain

* receive the request/decision for judicial cooperation

The request should be sent to the Public Prosecutor Service or the Investigation Judge

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

Public Prosecutor Service or Investigating Judge

4. ACCEPTED LANGUAGES

Spain

Accepted languages for the request/decision

The only accepted language is Spanish.

5. EXECUTION DEADLINE

Spain

Deadlines for the execution of the request/decision (where applicable)

There is not deadline.

6. CONCISE LEGAL PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Spain

a. Special requirements

The victim has special rights during the criminal procedure, namely: the right to understand and to be understood, the right to receive information, the right to interpretation and translation and to access victim support services and to participate activaley during the penal procedure (in line with Directive 2012/29/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2012, implemented in Spanish Law by Act 4/2015).

b. Other useful information

N/A

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