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Criminal Law Committee


This committee deals with, among other things, procedural safeguards for suspects and defendants in criminal proceedings, issues regarding the creation of a European Public Prosecutor, European Arrest Warrant issues and a wide-range of other issues.

Members

    

LACIAK, PhD.

      Ondrej

      Slovak Republic

Mc NAMEE

      Peter

      

MANHART

      Rupert

      Austria

CLEMENT

      Christian

      Belgium

KONING

      Francois

      Belgium

WARSON

      Gert

      Belgium

NIKITAS

      Orestis

      Cyprus

KRUTINA

      Miroslav

      Czech Republic

SEIFERT

      Filip

      Czech Republic

TEJCHMAN

      Linda

      Czech Republic

ARREVAD

      Jakob S.

      Denmark

Gottlieb

      Katrine

      Denmark

TEHVER

      Jaanus

      Estonia

RIIHELÄ

      Antti

      Finland

BOISSAVY

      Matthieu

      France

DIROU

      Jérôme

      France

SAIDI COTTIER

      Noémie

      France

OEHMICHEN

      Anna

      Germany

von MARIASSY

      Andreas

      Germany

ANAGNOSTAKIS

      Alexis

      Greece

KOUTKIAS

      Nikolaos

      Greece

NTOUGKAS

      Anastasios

      Greece

PAPAZAFEIROPOULOS

      Georgios

      Greece

PYROMALLIS

      Georgios

      Greece

VELIZELOU

      Georgia

      Greece

PURCELL

      Robert

      Ireland

BERTOLLINI

      Stefano

      Italy

GIOVENE DI GIRASOLE

      Roberto

      Italy

VIANELLO

      Marco

      Italy

ROZENBERGS

      Jānis

      Latvia

DRAKŠAS

      Romualdas

      Lithuania

SCHONS

      Roby

      Luxembourg

BROSVEET

      Anders

      Norway

REISS-ANDERSEN

      Berit

      Norway

CHRZCZONOWICZ

      Piotr

      Poland

KABANSKI

      Witold

      Poland

ZACHARSKI

      Michał

      Poland

GUERRERO PALOMARES

      Salvador

      Spain

SANGBORN

      Johan

      Sweden

VAN DEN BOSCH

      Esther

      The Netherlands

VAN ZIJL

      Rosa

      The Netherlands

WESTDIJK

      Michele

      The Netherlands

BROWN

      Gerard Anthony

      United Kingdom

GIANNINI

      Rita

      United Kingdom

Hyman

      Stefan

      United Kingdom

MACLEOD QC

      Murdo

      United Kingdom

Documents

CCBE response to the public consultation "Supporting crime victims evaluation of the Victims' Rights Directive" (08/10/2021)

      

CCBE comments in response to the Commission “Consultation of judges, other justice practitioners and training institutions on the new European Commission Strategy on...

    

CCBE Response to the Public Consultation on improving cross border access to electronic evidence in criminal matters (20/10/2017)

      

CCBE response to the Proposal for a Regulation on the mutual recognition of freezing and confiscation orders (19/05/2017)

      

CCBE response to the Commission Proposal for a Directive on countering money laundering by criminal law (31/03/2017)

      

CCBE Comments on the text from Member States regarding the creation of a EPPO (27/04/2015)

    

Comments from the CCBE regarding the establishment of a EPPO (18/11/2014)

    

Commission recommendation on procedural safeguards for vulnerable persons suspected or accused in criminal proceedings (04/04/2014)

      

Commission recommendation on the right to legal aid for suspects or accused persons in criminal proceedings (04/04/2014)

      

Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on procedural safeguards for children suspected or accused in criminal proceedings (04/04/2014)

      

Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the strengthening of certain aspects of the presumption of innocence and of the right to be p...

      

Proposal for a Directive on the European Parliament and of the Council on provision of legal aid for suspects or accused persons deprived of liberty and legal aid in E...

      

CCBE response to a proposal for a European Public Prosecutor (29/11/2013)

      

Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the right of access to a lawyer and on the right to inform a third party upon deprivation of ...

    

A European Public Prosecutor s Office EPPO (07/02/2013)

      

Access to a lawyer and the right to inform a third party upon deprivation of liberty (22/01/2013)

    

CCBE response to the Council text of 31 May 2012 regarding the proposed Directive on the right of access to a lawyer in criminal proceedings and on the right to commun...

    

CCBE Response to the European Commission Proposal for a Regulation on mutual recognition of protection measures in civil matters (30/03/2012)

      

House of Lords Justice Institution Sub Committee Enquiry into EU Criminal Procedure Response on behalf of the CCBE (07/12/2011)

    

CCBE response to green paper Strengthening mutual trust in the European Judicial area a Green Paper on the application of EU Criminal Justice legislation in the field ...

      

CCBE response to the recent position taken by France Belgium the Netherlands United Kingdom and Ireland regarding the proposed Directive on the right of access to a la...

      

CCBE briefing paper on the right of access to a lawyer in criminal proceedings and on the right to communicate upon arrest (08/07/2011)

      

CCBE Comments on the proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the right to information in criminal proceedings (21/01/2011)

      

CCBE Response to Commission Consultation on Victims rights (22/10/2010)

      

Comments from the CCBE on the proposal for a European Investigation Order (22/10/2010)

      

CCBE submission Green paper on obtaining evidence in criminal matters from one member state to another and securing its admissibility (23/01/2010)

      

CCBE Response to the Green Paper on conflicts of jurisdiction and the principle of ne bis in idem (28/04/2006)

      

CCBE Response on the proposal for a Council framework decision on certain procedural rights in criminal proceedings throughout the European Union (08/12/2004)

      

CCBE Response to the Commission proposal for a European Evidence Warrant (08/12/2004)

      

Proposal by the CCBE for the establishment of a European Criminal Law Ombudsman (08/12/2004)

      

CCBE Response to the Green Paper on Procedural safeguards for suspects and defendants in criminal proceedings throughout the European Union (27/05/2003)

      

Guide to assist EU Defence Practitioners (20/02/2020)

              

CCBE recommandations for Stockholm Programme (16/10/2009)

      

Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the right of access to a lawyer in criminal proceedings and European arrest warrant proceedings (22/10/2013)

                                                

CCBE statement on defence issues and procedural rights in EPPO proceedings (10/12/2021)