Posted the: 2014-05-28 Numac: 2014000362 Interior FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE 4 April 2014. -Act to amend section 41 of the Act on the service of police on August 5, 1992, to ensure the identification of police officers and police officers while improving the protection of their privacy (1) PHILIPPE, King of the Belgians, to all, present and future, hi.
The Chambers have adopted and we endorse the following: Article 1. This Act regulates a matter referred to in article 78 of the Constitution.
S. 2. article 41 of the Act of 5 August 1992 on police function is replaced by the following: 'article 41 § 1.
Any police officer and service police officer must be able to be identified in all circumstances.
Police officers and uniformed police officers carry a name plate affixed visibly and legibly displayed at a location determined by their uniform.
However, the head of body, the Commissioner-general, the Executive Director or their delegate may, for some interventions, decide to replace the name plate by a number of intervention.
Except if the circumstances do not permit, police officers involved in civilian clothes with respect to a person, or at least one of them, wear a brassard indicating visible and legibly the intervention number which they hold.
Unless the circumstances do not permit when a person against which they intervene in fact demand, police officers and police officers justify their quality through legitimation card which they carry.
It is also the case when police officers or uniformed police officers come to the home of a person.
The intervention referred to in paragraph 3 is a number of maximum four digits, preceded by a code designating the police zone for local police and a code designating the federal police service.
The King fixed the modalities which enable the identification of police officers and police officers in all circumstances.
§ 2. Without prejudice to article 47bis, § 1, 3, of the Code of criminal procedure, in cases where police officers or police officers operate under a number of intervention in accordance of § 1, initial reports drawn up on this occasion do not mention their name. "."
S. 3. the King sets the date of entry into force of this Act.
Promulgate this Act, order that it be under the seal of the State and published by le Moniteur.
Given in Brussels, on April 4, 2014.
PHILIPPE by the King: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior and of equality of opportunity, Ms. J. MILQUET sealed with the seal of the State: the Minister of Justice, Ms. A. TURTELBOOM _ Note (1) Senate (www.senate.be): Documents: 5-1580 annals of the Senate: June 6, 2013.
House of representatives (www.lachambre.be): Documents: complete record 53-2871: March 27, 2014.