Act 207 1995

Original Language Title: LEY 207 de 1995

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LAW 207 1995
(August 9)
Official Gazette No. 41,958, of 10 August 1995
Through which the "Agreement between the Republic of Colombia and the Republic of Venezuela for approving detection, recovery and return of vehicles for land, air and water transport "signed in Caracas on 17 March 1993. Summary

Term Notes
THE CONGRESS OF COLOMBIA,
seen the text of the "Agreement between the Republic of Colombia and the Republic of Venezuela for the detection, recovery and return of vehicles for land, air and water transport" signed in Caracas on 17
March 1993. "AGREEMENT BETWEEN tHE REPUBLIC oF COLOMBIA AND tHE REPUBLIC oF VENEZUELA fOR tHE DETECTION
, RECOVERY AND RETURN
road vehicles, air and water.
the Government of the
Republic of Colombia and the Government of the Republic of Venezuela,
hereinafter called "the Contracting Parties".
Concerned by the commission of crimes of burglary, larceny, theft and kidnapping qualified vehicles land, air and water transport in the territories of both countries.
Committed to strengthen reciprocal cooperation for detection, recovery and return of vehicles for land, air and water transport as well as for the prevention and control of crimes aforementioned.
Insurance rules that allow and expedite the recovery and return of vehicles stolen land, air and water transport, abandoned and seized may apply.
HAVE AGREED AS FOLLOWS:
ARTICLE 1o. The Contracting Parties undertake to detect, recover and return vehicles for land, air and water transport have been subject to theft, qualified theft and kidnapping in one or another country, duly identified by the competent authorities of each of the Contracting Parties.
Article 2.
. Each Contracting Party shall provide the information relevant to the capture and storage of vehicles this Agreement shall immediately inform the other Party the presence in its territory of such vehicles.

ARTICLE 3. Vehicles land, air and water transport that are identified by the competent authorities as the object of offenses that Article I referred to will be made available to the consular officer of the jurisdiction whither they were located prior compliance with the procedures adopted Binational High Level Commission for the Recovery Vehicle Land Transport, Air and Water.
If found the vehicle of land, air and water transport linked to a judicial or administrative in the territory of the State process, delivery will be made in accordance with the procedure set forth in the preceding paragraph and in accordance with the order inside of each of the parties legal. Effective Jurisprudence


ARTICLE 4. The rightful owner of the vehicle by land, air and water object of offenses in Article I relates to transport, as is proven as owner before the consular official of the country of registration, may enter immediately into possession of it .

The 5th ITEM. Vehicles land, air and water transport seized, remain in custody and responsibility of the competent authority of each country in the case.

ARTICLE 6o. The competent authorities of the Contracting Parties shall coordinate the exchange of information on complaints of vehicles that have been the subject of illicit included in Article I; suspicious organizations and modus operandi; the adulteration of serial systems, transformation, and concealment of vehicles.

ARTICLE 7. The Executive Secretaries of the Binational Commission High Level Recovery Vehicle Land Transport, Air and Water exchange every thirty (30) days, the lists of vehicles for land, air and water object of offenses transport referred to Article of this Agreement and shall inform the competent authorities of their country, for the information of the other party.

Article 8. The competent authorities of the Contracting Parties shall issue a certificate which specified that no complaint of any offense on the vehicle by land, air and water subject of a sale or any other business transportation. The respective consular officer legalize the aforementioned certifications.

Article 9. Recovery vehicles for land, air and water object of offenses that article refers to, transportation shall be exempt from payment of any fee or taxes.


ARTICLE 10. The Contracting Parties shall strengthen human and technical official bodies dedicated to the prevention, control and repression of the crimes referred to Article I, especially in border areas resources.

ARTICLE 11. The competent authorities of each of the Contracting Parties the necessary assistance for the effective implementation of this Agreement will be provided.

ARTICLE 12 is designated as an organ of execution of this Agreement by the Republic of Venezuela, the Ministry of the Interior, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Defence, the Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Transport and Communications; and the Republic of Colombia, the Ministry of Government, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Defence, the Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Transport, the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit, the Attorney General's Office and the Department administrative Security (DAS), through the Binational Commission High Level Recovery Vehicle Land Transport, Air and Water.
The Ministries of Foreign Affairs of the two countries will coordinate the meetings of the Commission which this article refers to.
ARTICLE 13.


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ARTICLE 15. This Agreement shall enter into force on the date on which both parties have notified each other through diplomatic channels compliance with internal requirements for approval.

ARTICLE 16. This Agreement will run for five (5) years and shall be automatically extended for equal periods.

written ARTICLE 17. Each of the Contracting Parties may at any time terminate this Agreement by notice to the other Party six (6) months in advance.

ARTICLE 18. Any doubts or disputes that may arise in the interpretation or application of this Agreement shall be settled through diplomatic channels.
Done in two authentic copies,
in Castilian language, in the city of
Caracas, on the 17th day of March 1993.
For the Government of the Republic of Colombia, || | Noemi Sanin RUBIO.
For the Government of the Republic of Venezuela,
FERNANDO OCHOA ANTICH.
The undersigned Head of the Legal Office
Ministry of Foreign Affairs DECLARES
:
That this faithful reproduction is taken from the original copy of the "Agreement between the Republic of Colombia and the Republic of Venezuela for detection, recovery and return of vehicles for land, air and water transport "signed in Caracas on March 17, 1993, which lies in the archives of the Legal Office of the Ministry.
Given in Bogota, DC, at twenty
(26) days of August 1994.
The Head of the Legal Office
VARELA HECTOR ADOLFO Sintura.
PUBLIC POWER EXECUTIVE BRANCH - PRESIDENCY OF THE REPUBLIC
Santafe de Bogota, DC,
Approved. Submit to the consideration of the honorable
National Congress for constitutional purposes.

César Gaviria Trujillo Minister of Foreign Affairs, Noemi Sanin
RUBIO. DECREES
:
ITEM 1A. To approve the "Agreement between the Republic of Colombia and the Republic of Venezuela for the detection, recovery and return of vehicles for land, air and water transport" signed in Caracas on 17 March 1993.

ARTICLE 2A. In accordance with the provisions of article 1. of the 7th Law. 1944, that article 1. of this Act the "Agreement between the Republic of Colombia and the Republic of Venezuela for the detection, recovery and return of vehicles for land, air and water transport" signed in Caracas on March 17, 1993 will force the country from approved the date on which the international vehicle relative to the same is perfected.

ARTICLE 3A. This Law governs from the date of publication.
The President of the honorable Senate, GUILLERMO JUAN ANGEL MEJIA
.
The Secretary General of the honorable Senate,
PUMAREJO PEDRO VEGA.
The President of the honorable House of Representatives
BENEDETTI ALVARO VARGAS.
The Secretary General of the honorable House of Representatives, DIEGO VIVAS
TAFUR.
REPUBLIC OF COLOMBIA - NATIONAL GOVERNMENT
published and execute.
After review of the Constitutional Court, pursuant to Article 241-10
of the Constitution.
Given in Bogota, DC, on August 9, 1995.
Ernesto Samper Pizano.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs,

RODRIGO PARDO GARCÍA-PEÑA.
The Minister of Justice and Law, NEIRA
Nestor Humberto Martinez.
The Minister of Transport,
JUAN MARTÍNEZ GÓMEZ.



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