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

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

Read the untranslated law here: http://www.ris.bka.gv.at/Dokumente/BgblAuth/BGBLA_2014_III_33/BGBLA_2014_III_33.html

33. public announcement of the Federal Minister for constitutional and civil service regarding the scope of the Convention on police cooperation in South-Eastern Europe

After releases of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Albania, following further States have their instruments of accession 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 scope BGBl. III No. 78/2012) deposited:

 



States:



Date of deposit of the instrument of accession:



Hungary



September 11, 2012



Slovenia



20 February 2013 on the occasion of the deposit of the instrument of accession have these States expressed the following reservations and declarations:

Hungary:

According to article 4 paragraph 2 of the Convention on police cooperation in South-Eastern Europe are the respective law enforcement agencies specified by the Hungarian party in the list in the annex in accordance with article 37: the Hungarian police, national tax authority and the Customs Office.

In accordance with article 4 paragraph 3 of the Convention on police cooperation in South-Eastern Europe is the National Central Office of the Hungarian party in the list specified in the annex in accordance with article 37: the Centre for international criminal cooperation.

According to article 32 paragraph 2 of the Convention on police cooperation in South-Eastern Europe the transmitted used classification levels of classified information of Hungary and the table with the equivalent levels of classification in English are as follows:

"Jocuri terjesztésű!" - restricted / limited

"Bizalmas!" - confidential / confidential

"Titkos!" - secret / secret

"Szigorúan titkos!" - top secret / top secret

Reservation in respect of article 36:

Hungary is that provisions of this Convention with regard to the parties, the Member States of the European Union, apply only to the extent, how they are compatible with European Union law. Should the European Union in the future introduce provisions regarding the scope of application of this Convention, Hungary will give the priority to the law of the European Union in the application of the relevant provisions of this Convention.

 

Slovenia:

According to article 4 paragraph 2 of the Convention, the law enforcement agency for the Republic of Slovenia within the meaning of this Convention is the following:

Ministrstvo za internal affairs Republike Slovenije / Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia

Štefanova ulica 2

1501 Ljubljana

 

In accordance with article 4, paragraph 3 of this Convention the National Central Office for the Republic of Slovenia is the following:

Ministrstvo za internal affairs Republike Slovenije / Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia

Generalna policijska uprava / General Police Directorate

Uprava kriminalistične policije / Criminal Police Directorate

Sector za mednarodno policijsko sodelovanje / Department for international police cooperation

Štefanova ulica 2

1501 Ljubljana

 

In accordance with article 4, paragraph 4 of the Convention the competent authority of the Republic of Slovenia is the following:

Ministrstvo za internal affairs Republike Slovenije / Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia

Štefanova ulica 2

1501 Ljubljana

 

In accordance with article 32, the classification levels for the Republic of Slovenia are the following:

 



Slovenian



English translation



Traduzione



STROGO TAJNO



TOP SECRET



TOP SECRET



TAJNO



SECRET



SECRET



ZAUPNO



CONFIDENTIAL



CONFIDENTIAL



INTERNO



RESTRICTED



LIMITED reservations in accordance with article 41 of the Convention: a) In relation to article 15 paragraph 7 considered themselves the Republic of Slovenia to the specified calculation principle bound, that the hours between midnight and 9: 00 early in the period of six hours for the permitted arrest pursuant to this provision are included;

(b) the Republic of Slovenia will transmit only processed or to be processed personal data which were communicated to it, as stated in article 31 of the Convention, to another party as a EU/EEA State, after that in accordance with the law of the Republic of Slovenia is a decorated national data protection supervisory authorities decision to confirm compliance with the legal protection of personal data of this particular Contracting Party and the provisions on the protection of personal data in the framework decision of the Council 2008/977/JHA of 27 November 2008 on the protection of personal Data in the framework of police and judicial cooperation in criminal matters and based on it implementing rules of the Republic of Slovenia has taken.

Explanations: a) the accession to this Convention affects any obligations of the Republic of Slovenia, arising from its membership in the European Union or the Schengen area.

(b) for the Republic of Slovenia, the law enforcement agencies in accordance with article 2 are lit. a this Convention the police and their organizational units. other law enforcement agencies involved in the implementation of this Convention in accordance with the powers conferred upon them by the law of the Republic of Slovenia;

(c) as regards the exchange of questions and answers, the competent authorities of the Republic of Slovenia exchange personal data only via a secure email channel that meets the standards for the protection for the exchange of such data in the framework of Europol or Interpol,

(d) in the Republic of Slovenia, the provisions of article 13 are to implement paragraphs 1 and 2, and article 14 para 1 and 3 of this Convention in the case of extraditable offences.

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