Polygraph in Austria
Oficyna Wydawnicza AFM
"The legal classification of polygraph use in Austrian criminal courts was established almost 50 years ago. It was based on the permanent judiciary practice of the Supreme Court from the 1960s on – that the use of polygraphs during any part of a criminal procedure is not allowed. This article will provide a short review of this practice of the Supreme Court, followed by a discussion on the positions taken in the literature as well as general dogmatic considerations about the rules laid out in the Austrian code of criminal procedure."(...)
Austria, criminal procedure, free consideration of evidence, principle against self-incrimination, prohibition of utilization
European Polygraph 2013, nr 2, s. 77-84.