Interrogation of minors witness


Interrogation of minors witness
 
 
Art. 140. (1) Children shall be interrogated in the presence of a teacher or psychologist, and where necessary, in the presence of a parent or guardian.
(2) Underage witnesses be interrogated in the presence of persons under par. 1, if the body finds it necessary.
(3) With the permission of the body conducting the interrogation, the persons under par. One can ask questions of the witness.
(5) (new - SG. 109 of 2008) Interrogation of minors witnessed in the country can be performed if necessary by videoconference (cf.. To Art. 139, paragraph 7).
Art. 263 (3) (new - SG. 109 of 2008) minor witness - victim can be questioned behind closed doors.
(6) (new - SG. 32 of 2010, effective 28.05.2010) the minor witness who was questioned in criminal proceedings shall be interrogated again only when his testimony can not be read subject and Art. 281 or the new interrogation is crucial to uncover the truth.
 
National legislation - PPC
Art. 281. (amend. - SG. 32 of 2010, effective 28.05.2010) (1) The testimony of a witness given in the same case before a judge in pre-trial proceedings or before another court, are read where:
6. witness is a minor and his interrogation was attended by the accused and his counsel.
Rights of the victim
Right to appeal;
Right to be informed about the progress of criminal proceedings;
Right to legal aid;
Entitled to examine the case file and make comments, requests, comments;
Compensation from the state and the offender;
Right to appeal the acts which affect the rights and legitimate interests
 


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