Judicial Cooperation with Foreign Authorities in Criminal Matters in Albania

Authors

  • Klodjan Skenderaj University of Tirana, Mother Teresa Square 4, Tirana 1010, Albania
  • Ejona Bardhi University of Tirana, Mother Teresa Square 4, Tirana 1010, Albania

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.36941/jicd-2021-0017

Keywords:

Code of Criminal Procedure, Albania, instruments of judicial cooperation

Abstract

The Code of Criminal Procedure is the basic law that regulates jurisdictional relations with foreign authorities in criminal matters in Albania. This Code defines the instruments of judicial cooperation, the manner and procedure of how judicial cooperation is carried out and what are the authorities for the implementation of judicial cooperation. According article 10 of the Code of Criminal Procedure it is guaranteed the compliance of international agreements, principles and norms of international law, accepted by the Albanian state, in accordance with the constitutional principle stipulated by Article 116 of the Constitution of the Republic of Albania. This paper will analyze extradition as a traditional means of judicial cooperation in criminal matters, legal provisions, domestic judicial practice, but also the latest extradition agreement concluded between Albania and the United States of America.

 

Received: 27 September 2021 / Accepted: 29 October 2021 / Published: 5 November 2021

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Published

2021-11-05

How to Cite

Skenderaj, K. ., & Bardhi, E. . (2021). Judicial Cooperation with Foreign Authorities in Criminal Matters in Albania. Journal of International Cooperation and Development, 4(2), 125. https://doi.org/10.36941/jicd-2021-0017