Scope Of The Convention Of The United Nations Against The Transnational Organized Crime

Original Language Title: Geltungsbereich des Übereinkommens der Vereinten Nationen gegen die grenzüberschreitende organisierte Kriminalität

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232. Presentation by the Federal Minister of Arts and Culture, the Constitution and the Media, concerning the scope of the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime

According to the Communications of the Secretary-General of the United Nations, the following States have ratified their instruments of ratification or ratification. Accession instruments to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (BGBl. III No 84/2005, last proclamation of the BGBl area. III No 294/2013):

States:

Date of deposit of the

Ratifications and/or Certificate of Accession:

Barbados

11 November 2014

Eritrea

25 September 2014

Sierra Leone

12 August 2014

Tonga

3 October 2014

On the occasion of the deposit of the instrument of accession, Eritrea has declared the following caveat:

" In accordance with Article 35 (3) of the Convention, the State of Eritrea is not bound by Article 35 (2), which provides that any dispute concerning the interpretation or application of the Convention shall be bound by any of the contracting parties to the Convention. International Court of Justice. "

According to other communications of the Secretary-General of the United Nations, the following notifications have been issued:

Canada 1 :

According to Art. 18. Paragraph 13:

International Assistance Group

Litigation Branch, Criminal Law Division

Department of Justice Canada

284 Wellington Street, 2nd Floor

Ottawa, ON, K1A 0H8

Liechtenstein 2 :

Pursuant to Art. 18 (13):

Legal Officer

Office of Justice

Judicial Affairs Division

P.O. Box 684

9490 Vaduz

Principality of Liechtenstein

Languages: German, English

Questions from Interpol: Yes

Lithuania 1 :

The competent national authorities for the implementation of Art. 16 (extradition) and Article 18 (legal assistance) are:

Authority Name: Office of the Prosecutor General of the Republic of Lithuania

Full postal address: Rinktines Str. 5A, LT-01515, Vilnius, Lithuania

Name of the department to be contacted: Department for Criminal Prosecution (Department of Criminal Prosecution)

Question of INTERPOL's request: Yes

Languages: English, Lithuanian or Russian

Required information/documents for inquiries: As required by Article 18 (15) of the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organised Crime.

Extradition: decision of arrest or decision to impose a custodial sentence. Exact description of the trek. Legal assignment of the infringement and opinion on relevant and applicable laws. Information about persons who can be extradited.

Accepted formats and communication channels: mail, fax, via Interpol. A request by e-mail can only be sent if its authenticity (proven by a signature of a competent official and a seal of its office) is secured.

Peru 1 :

Pursuant to Art. 18 (13):

Central Authority:

Director General of the "Dirección General de Capitanias y Guardacostas", Peru.

Sweden 1 :

The following supplement is made in accordance with the current declaration on Art. 18 (13): concerning the delivery request for documents pursuant to Art. 18 (13) (lit). b is the "County Administrative Board of Stockholm" the central authority.

Czech Republic 3 :

The Czech Republic's national law requires the participation of an organized criminal group for the purpose of the conformity of the in Art. 5 para. 1 lit. a sublit. (i) of the United Nations Convention against Transnational Crime.

In accordance with Article 18 (13) of the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organised Crime, the Czech Republic shall designate the Office of the Chief Prosecutor of the Czech Republic as the central authority which shall: has the responsibility and authority to include requests for legal assistance in the case of requests made during the investigation procedure, and the Ministry of Justice of the Czech Republic as a central authority with responsibility and authority, -to include requests for legal assistance in all other cases.

In accordance with Article 18 (14) of the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organised Crime, the Czech Republic declares that it has written letters of legal assistance in Czech, English or French accepted.

The following authority is designated by the Czech Republic in accordance with Article 31 (6) of the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime, other States Parties in the development of measures relating to: To support the prevention of cross-border organised crime.

In addition, the United Kingdom 4 the Secretary-General of the United Nations announced on 5 August 2014 that the Convention will also apply to Bermuda.

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