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The European Arrest Warrant - Europol
The European Arrest Warrant - Europol

Author(s): Željko Nikač
Subject(s): Law, Constitution, Jurisprudence
Published by: Fakultet za poslovne studije i pravo
Keywords: European Union; the European arrest warrant; international cooperation in criminal matters; extradition

Summary/Abstract: Given that organized crime and corruption have become the main threat against the national, regional and international security, and therefore the struggle against them is becoming more complex. Since its inception, Europol promote the efficient methods in countering international crime. One method is certainly the establishment of a European Arrest Warrant that represents a revolutionary instrument. He for the first time to bypass the extradition procedure, which was created decades ago, and that persistently defy the gradual disappearance of borders between the Member States of the European Union. Simple procedure enables almost instant order execution, in order to reduce costs, simpler and more efficient cooperation and the fulfillment of the ideals of bringing the culprits to justice, regardless of their nationality. In practice, however, this institution faces many problems, abuse and misunderstanding.

  • Issue Year: 4/2014
  • Issue No: 12
  • Page Range: 91-99
  • Page Count: 9