Legal Proceedure in Cases of Detention and Arrest Authors Involved in Offenses


  • Myzafer Elezi Lecturer, Department of Justice, Ismail Qemali University of Vlora
  • Kasem Cenaj Doctoral Student, European University of Tirana, Albania


Some form of restriction of liberty is arrest, detention and his accompanying to the police. Procedural and operational actions to limit the application of the freedom of a person suspected as the perpetrator of a criminal offense provided by law. Thus, the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, in Article 5 provides the right of liberty and security of a person. Albanian State has ratified this Convention and implemented it in its internal criminal and procedural law. Thus, the Criminal Procedure Code in particular its articles provide clear cases of arrest and detention of the suspect as the author of committing a crime, and legal procedures that should be performed by an officer of the judicial police in such cases. Also the code interprets the flagrant state and defines the criteria that must exist for the arrest of a person in the commission, or stops him.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2014.v5n1p275


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Legal Proceedure in Cases of Detention and Arrest Authors Involved in Offenses. (2014). Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences, 5(1), 275.