Scope Of The Convention On Police Cooperation In South-Eastern Europe

Original Language Title: Geltungsbereich der Konvention über die polizeiliche Zusammenarbeit in Südosteuropa

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33. Revelation of the Federal Minister of Constitution and Public Service concerning the scope of the Convention on Police Cooperation in South-Eastern Europe

According to the communications of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Albania, the following other countries have their accession documents to the Convention on Police Cooperation in South-Eastern Europe (BGBl. III No 152/2011 IDF BGBl. III No 154/2012, last proclamation of the BGBl area. III No 78/2012):

States:

Date of deposit of the instrument of accession:

Hungary

11 September 2012

Slovenia

20 February 2013

On the occasion of the deposit of the instrument of accession, these States have declared the following reservations, or Statements made:

Hungary:

According to Article 4 (2) of the Convention on Police Cooperation in South-Eastern Europe, the respective law enforcement authorities indicated by the Hungarian Contracting Party in the list annexed to Article 37 shall be: the Hungarian police, the National Tax authority and the customs office.

According to Article 4 (3) of the Convention on Police Cooperation in South-Eastern Europe, the National Central Office, as set out in the list annexed to Article 37, is the National Centre for International Criminal Law (Centre for International Criminal Law), as set out in the Annex to Article 37 of the Convention Cooperation.

In accordance with Article 32 (2) of the Convention on Police Cooperation in South-Eastern Europe, the classification levels used to be transmitted are Hungary's classified information and the table with the equivalent levels of classification in English language the following:

"Korlátozott terjesztésű!"-Restricted/ Restricted

"Bizalmas!"-Confidential/ Confidential

"Titkos!"-Secret/ Secret

"Szigorúan titkos!"-Top Secret/ Top secret

Reservation on Art. 36:

Hungary will apply the provisions of this Convention in respect of the Contracting Parties which are Member States of the European Union only to the extent that they are compatible with the law of the European Union. If the European Union is to introduce regulations in the future with regard to the scope of this Convention, Hungary will give priority to European Union law in the application of the relevant provisions of this Convention.

Slovenia:

According to Article 4 (2) of the Convention, the law enforcement authority is the following for the Republic of Slovenia within the meaning of this Convention:

Ministrstvo za notranje zadeve Republike Slovenije/ Interior Ministry of the Republic of Slovenia

Štefanova ulica 2

1501 Ljubljana

According to Article 4 (3) of this Convention, the National Central Office for the Republic of Slovenia is the following:

Ministrstvo za notranje zadeve Republike Slovenije/ Interior Ministry of the Republic of Slovenia

Generalna policijska uprava/ General Police Directorate

Uprava criminalistične policije/ Criminal police directorate

Sector za mednarodno policijsko sodelovanje/ Department of International Police Cooperation

Štefanova ulica 2

1501 Ljubljana

According to Article 4 (4) of the Convention, the competent authority of the Republic of Slovenia is the following:

Ministrstvo za notranje zadeve Republike Slovenije/ Interior Ministry of the Republic of Slovenia

Štefanova ulica 2

1501 Ljubljana

In accordance with Art. 32, the classification levels for the Republic of Slovenia are as follows:

Slovenian

English translation

German translation

STROGO TAJNO

TOP SECRET

TOP SECRET

TAJNO

SECRET

GEHEIM

ZAUPNO

CONFIDENTIAL

CONFIDENTIAL

INTERNO

RESTRICTED

RESTRICTED

Reservations in accordance with Article 41 of the Convention:

a)

With regard to Article 15 (7), the Republic of Slovenia does not consider itself bound by the stated calculation principle that the hours between midnight and 9 a.m. for the period of six hours for the permitted arrest in accordance with the said principle shall not be binding. the provision is included;

b)

The Republic of Slovenia will not forward processed or processed personal data communicated to it, as stated in Article 31 of the Convention, to a Contracting Party other than an EU/EEA Contracting State, after the date of the national data protection supervisory authority, established in accordance with the law of the Republic of Slovenia, a decision confirming compliance with the legal protection of personal data of that particular Contracting Party and the provisions relating to protection Personal data provided for in Council Framework Decision 2008 /977/JHA of 27 June 1997 on the The Council adopted a resolution on the protection of personal data in the framework of police and judicial cooperation in criminal matters and the implementing rules of the Republic of Slovenia on the protection of personal data in November 2008.

Explanations:

a)

Accession to this Convention shall not affect any obligations of the Republic of Slovenia arising out of its membership of the European Union or of the Schengen area;

b)

For the Republic of Slovenia, the law enforcement authorities are in accordance with Art. 2 lit. (a) the police and their organisational units; other law enforcement authorities shall be involved in the implementation of this Convention in accordance with the power conferred upon them by the law of the Republic of Slovenia;

c)

With regard to the exchange of questions and answers, the competent authorities of the Republic of Slovenia exchange personal data only via a secure e-mail channel, which sets the standards for the protection of the exchange of such data within the framework of Europol. or Interpol,

d)

In the Republic of Slovenia, the provisions of Art. 13 (1) and (2) and Article 14 (1) and (3) of this Convention must be implemented in the case of offences which are capable of extradition.

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