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 proclamation of the Federal Chancellor concerning the scope of the Convention on laundering, search, seizure and confiscation of the proceeds from crime

After notification of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe have the Netherlands following the 9 January 2012 reservations to the Convention on laundering, search, seizure and confiscation of the proceeds from crime (BGBl. III No. 153/1997, last proclamation of the scope BGBl. III No. 62/2011) declared effective from October 10, 2010:

In accordance with article 6 paragraph 4 of the Convention, the Kingdom of the Netherlands explains that article 6 apply paragraph 1 of the Convention only on principal offences, which are called Niederlande1 (the islands of Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba) under the domestic law of Aruba, Curaçao, Sint Maarten, or of the part of the Caribbean "misdrijven" (crime).

Are to provide the Kingdom of the Netherlands, the request addressed to Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten, and such requests unless they aren't drafted attached documents, in Dutch, English or Spanish, a translation into one of these languages 25 paragraph 3 of the Convention in accordance with article explains.

Furthermore the Netherlands have declared paragraph 3 of the Convention on 9 January 2012 in accordance with article 25, that - is French or English-oriented requests and such requests to attach a translation into one of these languages to attached documents on the European part of the Netherlands in a language other than Dutch,

-the requests addressed 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 such requests to attach a translation into one of these languages to attached documents is.

 

According to a further communication, the Secretary-General, Andorra has partially withdrawn para. 2 of the Convention its Vorbehalt2 according to article 2 on 5 June 2013 and amended as follows:

Pursuant to article 2, the State of Andorra paragraph 2 explains that paragraph 1 of article 2 only to those legal offences or categories of offences court applied, which are threatened in the national Andorran legislation with a maximum prison sentence of more than one year and which is not a tax offence.

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