Law Amending The Code Of Judicial Procedure (Enhanced Access To The Use Of Anonymous Witnesses) Reprinted Definitive Series

Original Language Title: Lov om ændring af retsplejeloven(Udvidet adgang til at anvende anonyme vidner) Omtryk

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Law amending the code of judicial procedure

(Expanded access to the use of anonymous witnesses)

WE, MARGRETHE the SECOND, by the grace of God Queen of Denmark, do indeed:

The Danish Parliament has adopted and we know Our consent confirmed the following law:

§ 1

The law on the Court of Justice, without prejudice. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 1237 of 26. October 2010, as amended most recently by § 2 of the law No. 1552 by 21. December 2010, is amended as follows: 1. Article 181 shall be replaced by ' section 856 (4) and (5) ' is replaced by: ' § 856, paragraphs 5 and 6 ".

2. In section 845 (1). 4, the words ' section 856 (1), (3) or (6) ' to: ' section 856, paragraphs 1, 4 or 7 '.

3. In section 845 (1). 6, the words ' section 856 (5) ' is replaced by: ' § 856, paragraph 6 '.

4. section 856 (3) should be repealed and be replaced by: ' (3). Decision in accordance with paragraph 2 shall be taken on the basis of an overall assessment of the circumstances of the case, including any information about witness ' prior association with the defendants and information about nature.

(4). There is provided in accordance with paragraph 2, nr. 2, the Court may further direct that defendants must leave the courtroom, while the witness heard. '

Paragraph 4-9 becomes paragraph 5-10.

5. In section 856, paragraph 7, which becomes paragraph 8 shall be replaced by ' paragraphs 2, 3, 5 and 6 ': ' paragraph 2, 4, 6 and 7 '.

6. In section 856 (8) 1. point, there will be (9) 1. paragraph, shall be replaced by ' paragraphs 1, 3 or 6 ': ' paragraph 1, 4 or 7 '.

7. In section 856 (8) 4. point, there will be (9) 4. paragraph, the words ' paragraph 5 ': ' paragraph 6 '.

8. In section 856 (9) 1. point, there will be paragraph 10, 1. paragraph, the words ' paragraph 3 ': ' paragraph 4 ', and ' paragraph 5 and 6 ' shall be replaced by: ' (6) and (7) '.

9. In section 856 (9), 4. point, there will be paragraph 10, 4. paragraph, the words ' paragraphs 3, 5 and 6 ' to: ' paragraphs 4, 6 and 7 '.

§ 2 paragraph 1. The law shall enter into force on the 1. May 2011.

(2). The law applies in cases which have not been definitively settled by the Act's entry into force.

§ 3 the law does not apply to the Faroe Islands and Greenland.

Given at Amalienborg, the 11. April 2011 Under Our Royal hand and Seal MARGRETHE r./Lars Barfoed

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