Practice Relating to Rule 99. Deprivation of Liberty
Section B. Deprivation of liberty in accordance with legal procedures
In 2007, in its second periodic report to the Human Rights Committee, Croatia stated that its Constitution provides:
[N]o one shall be arrested or detained without a written court warrant issued on the basis of law. Such a warrant shall be read and served on the person being arrested. The police may arrest a person without a warrant when the person is reasonably suspected of having committed a serious criminal offence defined by law.