Complaints of misconduct – Part 93b of the Administration of Justice Act
Pursuant to section 1019n of the Danish Administration of Justice Act, the Police Complaints Authority must decide a complaint within a reasonable time of receipt. If the Police Complaints Authority does not manage to decide the complaint within six months of receipt, the complainant and the police officer complained of will be notified of the reason for the delay and the expected date of the decision.
Complaints of an offence – Part 93c of the Administration of Justice Act
If the Police Complaints Authority has received a complaint of an offence committed by a police officer and has not, within one year of receipt, made any decision to dismiss the complaint, discontinue the investigation, withdraw charges, dismiss charges or institute criminal proceedings, or requested a court hearing for the purpose of summary proceedings pursuant to section 831 of the Administration of Justice Act, the complainant and any other parties involved must be notified of it in writing.