Published: 1 Dec 2009 | By Ketevan Abashidze

Interception of telephone communications in Georgia: points of concern


Moldovan laws on phone tapping, as considered in the case of Iordachi and others v Moldova, have been criticised for their vagueness, with more than half of the offences provided for in the Moldovan Criminal Code falling within the category of offences eligible for interception warrants.

Given the similarity of Moldovan and Georgian legislation, this thereby raises a number of questions for Georgia. Does Georgian legislation require amendments in order to be compatible with ECHR standards? Click on the link below to read the full article and find out.