Research reports

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Framework Decision 909

European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights

FRA reports on effective cross-border criminal justice (2016):

9th round of mutual evaluations on Mutual recognition legal instruments in the field of deprivation or restriction of liberty – final report

The ninth round of mutual evaluations was dedicated to four mutual recognition instruments in judicial cooperation in criminal matters, relating to deprivation or restriction of liberty. The final report contains key recommendations addressed to the Member States and to EU institutions and agencies, aiming to further enhance the application of the instruments on which the evaluations focused. No particular need for legislation at the EU level was highlighted during the round.

The final report in English can be downloaded here.

For different languages please see here.