Identification and whereabouts of persons - national proceedings

Estonia

Estonia - Criminal Procedure Code 2003 (2017) EN

Chapter 4
SECURING OF CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS

Division 2
Other Means of Securing Criminal Proceedings

§ 140. Search

(1) A body conducting the proceedings may declare a suspect, accused, victim, civil defendant or witness a fugitive by an order or ruling if he or she has failed, without a good reason specified in § 170 of this Code, to appear when summoned and if his or her whereabouts are unknown, and a body conducting the proceedings may declare a convicted offender a fugitive if he or she absconds from the execution of the court judgment.

(2) An order or ruling on declaring a person a fugitive shall set out :

1) the facts relating to the criminal offence ;
2) the name of the fugitive, his or her status in the proceeding, residence and place of employment or name of the educational institution.

(2 1) If necessary, a body conducting proceedings shall set out in an order or ruling on declaring a person fugitive the obligation to bring the fugitive, upon his or her apprehension, before the body conducting proceedings pursuant to the provisions on compelled attendance.
[RT I, 23.02.2011, 1 - entry into force 01.09.2011]

(3) A ruling on declaring a person a fugitive shall be sent for execution to a surveillance agency which conducts or conducted the proceedings in the criminal matter which is the basis for the search. If the proceedings in the criminal matter were conducted by an investigative body which is not a surveillance agency, the ruling on declaring a person a fugitive shall be sent for execution to the Police and Border Guard Board.
[RT I, 29.06.2012, 2 - entry into force 09.07.2012]

(3 1) In the case a suspect, accused or convicted offender is declared a fugitive, an arrest warrant or a decision which has entered into force and is the basis for enforced imprisonment shall be sent to a surveillance agency together with the ruling on declaring a person a fugitive.
[RT I, 29.06.2012, 2 - entry into force 09.07.2012]

(4) Upon apprehension of a fugitive, compelled attendance at a body conducting proceedings shall be imposed on him or her or the fugitive is brought to the place of custody pending trial or imprisonment, and the body conducting the proceedings shall be notified thereof.
[RT I, 23.02.2011, 1 - entry into force 01.09.2011]

Rome Statute

Article 93 Other forms of cooperation

1. States Parties shall, in accordance with the provisions of this Part and under procedures of national law, comply with requests by the Court to provide the following assistance in relation to investigations or prosecutions:

(a) The identification and whereabouts of persons or the location of items;