Scope Of The Convention On Laundering, Search, Seizure And Confiscation Of The Proceeds From Crime

Original Language Title: Geltungsbereich des Übereinkommens über Geldwäsche sowie Ermittlung, Beschlagnahme und Einziehung von Erträgen aus Straftaten

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230. Presentation of the Federal Chancellor concerning the scope of the Convention on money laundering and the investigation, seizure and confiscation of proceeds of crime

According to the Secretary-General of the Council of Europe, the Netherlands has 9. January 2012 the following reservations concerning the Convention on money laundering and the investigation, seizure and confiscation of the proceeds of crime (BGBl. III n ° 153/1997, last proclamation of the BGBl area. III No 62/2011), with the aid of 10. October 2010 explains:

In accordance with Article 6 (4) of the Convention, the Kingdom of the Netherlands declares that Article 6 (1) of the Convention applies only to the principal acts which are applied in accordance with the national law of Aruba, Curaçao, Sint Maarten, or the Caribbean of the Netherlands 1 (the islands of Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba) are referred to as "misdrijven" (crimes).

In accordance with Article 25 (3) of the Convention, the Kingdom of the Netherlands declares that the requests addressed to Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten and to the documents attached to such requests shall be provided, in so far as they are not in Dutch, English, or spanish language, with a translation into one of these languages.

In addition, the Netherlands has 9. Jänner 2012, pursuant to Article 25 (3) of the Convention, states that:

-a translation into one of the languages of the European part of the Netherlands, in a language other than Dutch, French or English, and the documents attached to such a request must be accompanied by a translation into one of those languages;

-a translation to the Caribbean part of the Netherlands (the islands of Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba) in a language other than Dutch, English or Spanish and to the documents attached to such requests shall be translated into is to be attached to one of these languages.

According to a further note from the Secretary-General, on 5 June 2013, Andorra made his reservation 2 in accordance with Article 2 (2) of the Convention, in part, and amended as follows:

According to Article 2 (2), the State of Andorra states that paragraph 1 of Article 2 is only applied to those acts or categories of criminal offences which are punishable by law and which are subject to national and international law. the maximum custodial sentence of more than one year is threatened and that is not a tax offence.

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