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Fiches Belges: Slovakia

Enforcement of a Custodial Sentence (903)

1. MEASURE IMPLEMENTATION

Slovakia

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

Yes.

2. LEGAL FRAMEWORK

Slovakia

International legal framework applicable for this measure in your Member State

Council Framework Decision 2008/909/JHA of 27 November 2008 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.

3. COMPETENT AUTHORITY TO:

Slovakia

* receive the request/decision for judicial cooperation

In the Slovak Republic the competent authority for recognition and enforcement of the judgment from another Member State shall be the Regional Court in whose territorial jurisdiction is either the habitual residence of the sentenced person or the place where the person serves his/her sentence, failing that the competent authority shall be the Regional Court in Bratislava.

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

N/A

4. ACCEPTED LANGUAGES

Slovakia

Accepted languages for the request/decision

The Slovak Republic will accept a translation of the certificate into either the Slovak or the Czech language.

5. EXECUTION DEADLINE

Slovakia

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

The court decides on the recognition and enforcement within 90 days after receiving the certificate and decisions.

6. CONCISE LEGAL PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Slovakia

a. Special requirements

The Slovak Republic, with reference to Article 23(3) of Council Framework Decision 2008/909/JHA , reserves the right to request from the issuing State a translation of the judgment or its essential parts into the Slovak language if the content of the certificate should be insufficient in order to decide on the enforcement of the sentence. The Slovak Republic examines the question of dual criminality only in relation with the crimes which are not included in 32 categories of criminal offences.

b. Other useful information

N/A

Last reviewed on 6 July 2016 by EJN Secretariat

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