- the suspect/defendant can be put under the police surveillance as a preventive measure. Then he or she is obliged to fulfil the duties specified in the decision of the prosecutor or the court. These duties can consist in e.g.: a ban on leaving a particular place of residence, an obligation to appear on given dates before the supervisory authority (e.g. at a police station) and to notify of an intended journey and date of return, a ban on contacting given people and approaching them, a ban on staying in specific places and so on.
A person put under the police surveillance is obliged to appear in a given police unit with the identity document and to carry out orders aimed at documenting the surveillance process. In the event the suspect does not fulfil the duties imposed, the authority conducting the proceedings is notified.
[Legal status as at July 2015]
Defendants in the criminal procedure