Inside Police Custody 2

Contents
Executive summary	

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Introduction	

1.1	The nine country study of suspects’ rights at the investigative stage of the	
	
criminal process
1.2	 The European Union context	
1.2.1	The Directive on the right to interpretation and translation	
1.2.2	The Directive on the right to information	
1.2.3	The Directive on the right of access to a lawyer	
1.2.4	Common issues under the three Directives	
1.2.5	 Other procedural rights Directives	

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2. 	The right to interpretation and translation	

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2.1	 Transposition of the Directive	
2.2	Identifying the need for interpretation/translation	
2.3	Interpretation at the initial stages of detention	
2.4	Interpretation of lawyer/client consultations	
2.5	 Interpretation during interrogations	
2.6	 Translation of documents	
2.7	The quality of interpretation/translation (and complaint)	
2.8	Conclusions	

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The right to information	

3.1	 Transposition of the Directive	
3.2	Information about procedural right and the ‘letter of rights’	
3.2.1	Lithuania	
3.2.2	Slovenia	
3.2.3	Romania	
3.2.4	Bulgaria	
3.2.5	Spain	
3.2.6	Austria	
3.2.7	Hungary	
3.2.8 	 Italy	

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