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Council of Europe Committee of Ministers Recommendation Rec(2005)10 on “special investigation techniques” in relation to serious crimes including acts of terrorism

Category
Publication
Type
Legal document
Subject
Policing

Description

Recommendation adopted by the Committee of Ministers at its 924th meeting.

Subject
Policing
Type
Legal document
Keywords
special investigation techniques, terrorism

Summary

The Committee of Ministers recommends that governments of member states be guided, when formulating their internal legislation and reviewing their criminal policy and practice, and when using special investigation techniques, by the principles and measures appended to this Recommendation; and ensure that all the necessary publicity for these principles and measures is distributed to competent authorities involved in the use of special investigation techniques. 

The Recommendation addresses the following points: 

  1. Definitions and scope of the recommendation. 
  2. Use of special investigation techniques at national level, which includes general principles, condition of use, operational guidelines, training and coordination. 
  3. International cooperation.

Information

Added on
20 Apr 2005
Origin
Council of Europe
Keywords
special investigation techniques, terrorism
Rights
Council of Europe