A Joint Note on practical application of the EIO – guidelines for practitioners?


In June 2019, a Joint Note of Eurojust and the EJN on the practical application of the European Investigation Order was published. The objective of the document is to support the work of national authorities responsible for applying EIOs. The Joint Note is not legally binding. It consists of nine (9) chapters and is 19 pages long. Content-wise it addresses identified issues related to the four main phases of the lifecycle of an EIO (the issuing phase, the transmission phase, the recognition). It tackles issues which are connected to: The scope of the Directive 2014/41/EU regarding the European Investigation Order in [...]