on the Suppression of counterfeiting currency.
The name of the Czechoslovak Republic.
The name of the Czechoslovak Republic,
Albania, Germany, the United States, Austria, Belgium, the great
Britain, Ireland and the British overseas countries, India, Bulgaria, China,
Colombia, Cuba, Denmark, the free city of Gdanska, Spain, France,
Greece, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Monaco, Norway, Panama,
The Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and
Slovenes, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and Switzerland
was negotiated this Convention, the Protocol and the Optional Protocol:
The President of the Czechoslovak Republic:
Dr. Jaroslav Kallaba,
Professor of international law and criminal law at the University in Brno;
who předloživše his full power, and shledavše is in good and proper
the form, they agreed on the following provisions:
THE FIRST PART OF THE
The High Contracting Parties recognize that, in the present circumstances, the rules are
contained in the first part of this Convention is the most effective means of
not face of counterfeiting currency and is potírati.
The word "money" in this Convention shall mean the money Paper, including in
It notes, and metal money in circulation according to the law.
For a general offence shall be punished:
1. who fraudulently fake money ever made, or who violates
the money, let the use of any resource;
2. who fraudulently fake money put into circulation;
3. who takes anything to the end, to make fake money into circulation,
imported into the State, or enlist the science that are fake;
4. which of these offences and who try to purposely take part in them;
5. who fraudulently made, accepts or affix the tool or other
objects which by their nature are intended for the manufacture of fake money
or violation of the money.
Each of the acts referred to in article 3, have been committed in various States,
thought me to be a separate offence.
With the perspective that cannot be--whether in the facts set out in the
Article 3. Depending on whether custom or foreign currency; This provision
do not depend on the condition of reciprocity, whether prescribed by law or
States, which admit the principle of international zpětnosti,
a conviction in a foreign country for any of the offences referred to in article 3. under the terms of
due to their laws as the basis of such zpětnosti.
If the legislation so permits, to the private party joined
to control, will have foreigners, including after the event and the High
The party, which has been counterfeited currency, such as the privacy of participants
all the rights that the law of the State where the proceedings take place, shall recognize the
its own nationals.
States which do not recognise the principle of extradition of own nationals, are
obliged to chastise their own citizens, who have committed offences abroad
referred to in article 3. and then returns to the territory of his State, as well as
If the crime is committed on their territory; This also applies in this case, that
vinník takes citizenship only after committing the offence.
This provision cannot use it, where it would in that case be
enabled the release of foreigners.
Foreigners who have committed offences abroad referred to in article 3. and
present on the territory of the State which has adopted legislation, as a General
the rule of the principle that offences have to be punished, even if they were
committed abroad, they have to be punished as well, as if the offense was
committed in the territory.
The obligation to stíhati depends on the condition that the extradition was requested and that the
the requested State cannot vinníka due to the soul, which has nothing to do with the
a criminal offence.
The facts referred to in article 3. themselves are included in the
surrender offences in all the treaties on the extradition of criminals,
that each of the High Contracting Parties have negotiated among themselves or
The High Contracting Parties which do not make extradition dependent on
the existence of the contract or the condition of reciprocity, recognise that the factual
nature referred to in article 3. included are from the period between the
the offences for which the permit's issuance.
The release of criminals shall be according to the law of the requested State.
Fake money, tools, and other objects of the above-mentioned article 3., 5.,
have fun and be declared forfeited. The money, tools, and articles
If you have been declared forfeited, shall be issued at the request of either Government or
cedulové Bank whose currency is running, must not on evidence which
storage of the archive in the criminal laws of the State, lays down where held
management, or samples, which would render the control panel vhodno,
in article 12. All of these items should be always do
unfit for use.
Each State has the Organization of search in the field of counterfeiting currency to be
entrusted within the internal laws of the specific controller.
This Exchange has to be in close contact:
and central to the Constitution);
(b)) with the police authorities within the State;
(c)) with the NCBs of other States.
Has soustřeďovati in any State of any message that may usnadniti
defense against counterfeiting and its suppression.
The Central Office of the individual States will be dopisovati to each other directly.
If it is considered appropriate, each operator at the central offices of other States
uložiti collection of genuine, but deteriorated samples of money.
In the same range has foreign exchanges and regular podávati report
poskytovati them all the necessary information:
and new money emissions) in their State;
(b)) to download money and about the deadline to exchange them.
The importance of the distinction, only local cases of each operator, if the
It is appropriate, oznamovati foreign exchanges:
1. the discovery of the fake money. To report on falsification of banknotes or
had accompanied the technical description of the counterfeits, which shall bear only the
cedulový Institute, whose money has been altered in any way; zaslati to be a photographic
slide and specimen of the fake money. In urgent
cases can be zaslati to the participating exchanges confidential report and the General
Description, police authorities; This does not affect the report or
technical description, which makes the above mention;
2. the investigation, prosecution, arrest, conviction, and notice is given, or penězokazů
the change of their stay and all the appropriate messages, particularly descriptions of persons,
fingerprints and podobenky penězokazů;
3. detailed reports about the discovery of the production, with an indication of whether the disclosure is
enable the zabaviti all of the counterfeits, which were put into circulation.
Representatives of the exchanges of High Contracting Parties will, with the participation of representatives of the
cedulových bank and the participating central authorities konati occasional meetings to
the end of that, in matters relating to defense against counterfeiting and
his tackling was ensured, improved and built direct
International synergies. Some of these meetings will be pojednati
on the Organization and on the control of the Central Office for international news.
The request for legal aid in proceedings for the offences referred to in article 3
will be sent to:
and above all, directly between the courts) (authorities), or through the control panel;
(b)) in the direct contact between the Justice Ministers of both States, or so that the
the authority of the requesting State shall submit a request directly to the Minister of Justice
of the requested State;
(c)), through the diplomatic or consular representative of the
of the requesting State, in the State addressed; This shortcut sends the request
directly to the competent court (the Office) or Office, which will be designed to
the Government of the requested State, and receives directly from this Court or Office
instrument of decision the request.
In the cases of and), and (c) a copy of the request) will be about legal aid at the same time always
submitted to the authority of the requested State even higher.
If it is not about another agreement, a request for legal aid in the language of the
the requesting authority, the requested State shall remain reserved to the
a translation into your language, certified by the authority by the applicant.
Each High Contracting Party shall notify each of the other High Contracting
The parties, one or several ways that recognizes the correspondence for the request
the High Contracting Parties.
Until some high contracting party does not make such a notification, preserves
the cause of the request for legal aid in your existing workflow.
For the execution of the request for legal assistance may be to pay the fees or
other expenses in addition to the fees of the expert.
This article cannot be vykládati, so that the High Contracting Parties are required to
in criminal matters, to permit such evidence that does not match the
The participation of any of the High Contracting Parties to this Convention cannot be vykládati
so, that touches her opinions on the general question of jurisdiction to the
criminal jurisdiction as to the question of international law.
This Convention shall not affect the principle that the offences referred to in article 3. with
in each qualifying State prosecutes and assessed in accordance with the General principles of
its internal legislation, but not these acts zaručiti
THE SECOND PART.
The High Contracting Parties agree that all disputes, which between them
may vzniknouti in the interpretation or use of this Convention will be submitted,
If it is possible to vyříditi direct negotiation, the standing of the International Court of Justice
Justice to them. If you do not have the High Contracting Parties,
between whom there is a dispute, or some of them participate in the the Protocol of
December 16, 1920 on the Permanent Court of international justice, the
the dispute in accordance with their wishes and according to constitutional rules of each of them
submitted to the International Court of Justice, either Standing or arbitration
the Court set up under the Convention. October 1907 on peaceful handling
international disputes or any other arbitration.
This Convention, of which the French and English texts is equally authentic,
It will have today's date; until 31 December 2006. in December 1929, will be her podepsati
on behalf of any member of the League of Nations and on behalf of any State
Member, who were represented at the Conference, which has drawn up this
Convention, or which the Council of the League of Nations sent a copy of this
Of the Convention.
This Convention shall be ratified. The instruments of ratification shall be surrendered
the General Secretary of the League of Nations, which shall notify all the members of the
The League of Nations, as well as the States, non-members, referred to in the previous
paragraph, that is received.
From the 1. January 1930 can be přistoupiti to this Convention on behalf of the
any member of the League of Nations or of any Member State
According to article 20 of this Convention, which has not signed.
The instruments of accession shall be handed to the Secretary of the company
The Nations, which shall notify all the members of the League of Nations, as well as the States
non-members referred to in the said article that is received.
States that are willing to ratifikovati the Convention referred to in the second paragraph of
Article 20. or přistoupiti referred to in article 21, which, however, desire,
willing to make reservations on the implementation of the Convention, may its intention to
zpraviti General Secretary of the League of Nations. The Secretary General
Company of Nations shall notify such reservations without delay the High Contracting
The parties on whose behalf the instrument of ratification has been deposited or
access and may, if they are not the opposition. If it fails, none of the
High Contracting Parties within a period of six months from the notification of the
the opposition, it will have for the rest of the High Contracting Parties agree
to a State which has made a reservation, attended the Convention with the said
Ratification of any High Contracting Party or its access to this
The Convention indicate that their legislation and administrative organisation are in
compliance with the rules contained in this Convention.
Not if any High Contracting Party when signing, ratification of the
or the access to the contrary, the provisions of this Convention shall not apply to the settlements,
overseas territories, protectorates or the territories under the sovereignty or under
The High Contracting Parties will, however, have the right, to the Convention for přistoupiti
the conditions of articles 21. and 23. under their settlement, overseas possessions, for the
protectorates and territories under the sovereignty or under mandate. Reserve the
also the right Convention separately under the provisions of article 27 of the vypověděti.
This Convention does not enter into force until it is ratified or until
It has five members of the League of Nations or States non-members.
Shall take effect on the 90th day after that, when the General Secretary
The League of Nations will receive the fifth ratification or report on access.
Any ratification or access, which occur when the Convention became
effective in accordance with article 25, shall take effect on the 90th day after that, when
General Secretary of the League of Nations is received.
This Convention will be vypověděti on behalf of any member of the Company
Nations or by written notification to the Member State Secretary
The League of Nations, which advise all members of the League of Nations
and States non-members, as referred to in article 20. Termination shall take effect for the year
then, when the Secretary General receives the League of Nations; will have
force against the High Contracting Party, in whose name it was given.
This Convention shall be registered with the General Secretary of the company
Nations in the day, when it enters into force.
On conscience sign the above agents appointed by this Convention.
Done in Geneva, the twentieth of April of the year one thousand devítistého the twentieth
ninth, in a single copy which shall remain deposited in the archives of the
The League of Nations, and certified true copies of which shall be sent to all members of the
The League of Nations and States, non-Member States referred to in article 20.
The explanatory notes.
Přistupujíce for signature of a Convention with today's date declare subscribers
agents that cause the individual provisions of the Convention be adopted below
referred to the explanatory notes:
Is the consensus that
1. counterfeiting circumlocution on Bill, the purpose of which is to note the
become a valid in a specific State, is counterfeiting of banknotes;
2. the Convention shall not affect the rights of High Contracting Parties upraviti their own
According to its legislation, the recognition of the system of exclusion and cancellation of
that, as well as the right to pardon and Amnesty;
3. the principle expressed in article 4. The Convention does not alter in any way the rules applicable
in the State of imposing a sentence in criminal offences. This policy does not prevent the
also, to the person, which is also padělatelem and rozšiřovatelem, was
prosecuted just as the forger;
4. the obligation of the judicial vyřizovati the request of the High Contracting Parties to the
stores only within the limits of the law.
The High Contracting Parties, that makes the following reservations, makes them
the condition for the adoption of the Convention, its parties; other High Contracting
The Parties shall accept the participation of those with these reservations.
1. the Government of India makes the reservation that the provisions of article 9. will not pay through the nose for India,
where the competence of the legislative power does not belong to clarify the rule expressed
in that article.
2. Until the completed negotiations for the abolition of the konsulárního judiciary,
that takes in favour of nationals of certain powers, cannot
the Chinese Government accept article 10. on a general obligation that the Government allows
the issue of foreigners for charges of counterfeiting currency, raised by a third State.
3. The delegation of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics reserves its
the Government, to the provisions of article 20, entitled zaslati, if it's
She wishes, its instrument of ratification to another State, that its copy of the delivered
the General Secretary of the League of Nations to take communication to all about it
States which have signed the Convention or acceded to it.
Accesses the signature of the Convention, the representative of Switzerland said:
"The Federal Council, the Swiss can take care of criminal liability
the provisions of the Convention, until a positive decision on the introduction of
a unified criminal code in Switzerland, and points out that because
should the deadline not ratification of the Convention.
However, the Swiss Federal Council is willing to set out to do in the scope of their
the powers of the administrative provisions of the Convention, once it becomes effective according to the
Article 25. "
Union Of Soviet Socialist Republics.
Accesses the signature of the Convention, said a representative of the Union of Soviet
"The delegation of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics přijímajíc
the provisions of article 19. declares that the Government of the Union does not intend to, if
regards, dovolávati with the powers of the standing International Court of Justice.
The delegation of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics declares also
specifically, in that it accepts the provisions of the same article, that the disputes which
could not be dealt with direct negotiation, have podléhati to any
another arbitration with the exception of the Permanent Court of international
Justice, does not have the change to see the opinion of the Government of the Union of the
the general question of arbitration as a means of settling disputes between
If this Protocol contains commitments of the High Contracting Parties, the
the same validity and binding effect and duration as the Convention today, and the
as an integral part thereof.
On the conscience of the subscribers joined its signatures to the end of the log.
Done at Geneva, this twenty-year April one thousand nine hundred and twenty
nine in a single copy which shall be deposited in the archives of the Secretariat of the
The League Of Nations; a certified copy will be handed to all members of Society
Nations and States, non-Member States that were represented at the Conference.
Dr. Stavri Stavro
Dr. Erich Kraske
Dr. Wolfgang Mettgenberg
Hugh R. Wilson
Dr. Bruno Schultz
United Kingdom and Northern Ireland, as well as for all parts of the British Empire,
which are not separate members of the League of Nations
John Fischer Williams
Leslie S Brass
Appreciating the significant progress in the fight against counterfeiting, which was
achieved today's Convention on the Suppression of counterfeiting currency, High
Contracting Parties which have signed this Protocol is subject to ratification,
that, in the mutual relations, when the extradition will be the facts of the
referred to in article 3. the said Convention thought me for general offences.
The issue will be allowed under the law in force in the requested State.
Subject to the provisions set out below, shall apply to this Protocol,
the provisions of the second part of that Convention:
1. This Protocol may be signed in accordance with article 20. Convention on behalf of the
any State-member of the League of Nations and any State
Member-who was represented at the Conference and signed the Convention or
signed or to which the Council of the League of Nations shall send a copy of the Convention.
2. the Protocol shall enter into force when it is ratified by or to him
accesses the three States, which are members of the League of Nations, or which
its members are not.
3. The ratification of this Protocol, and access to it is not dependent on the ratification of the
or the access to the Convention.
On the conscience of the agents listed below have signed this Protocol.
Done at Geneva, in a single copy, which is annexed to the Convention on the
the fight against counterfeiting, on the 20th of April, one thousand nine hundred
Dr. Bruno Schultz
A. J. Restrepo
Prozkoumavše this Convention, the Protocol and the Optional Protocol, we endorse the
and we confirm it.
The conscience we have signed this sheet and the seal of the Republic of
The Czechoslovak přitisknouti.
In the Bystřičce 20 December. August 30th devítistého the first one thousand years.
The President of the Czechoslovak Republic:
T.g. Masaryk v.r.
Minister of Foreign Affairs:
Dr. Edvard Beneš-v.r.
Announces, that the instrument of ratification of the Czechoslovak Republic
was stored in the Secretariat of the League of Nations on 12 June 2006. September 1931, so
The Convention became for the Czechoslovak Republic under article 25.
the international scope of the day 11. in December 1931.
Treaty, Protocol, and an optional protocol are bound by the following States:
Spain (date of deposice 28./IV. 1930), Bulgaria (date deposice
22./1930), Estonia (date deposice 30/VIII. 1930), Portugal
(date deposice/18./IX. 1930), Yugoslavia (date deposice 24/XI.
1930), Norway (date deposice 16/III. 1931), Greece (date deposice
19/1931), Austria (date deposice 25/VI. 1931), the Union of Soviet
Socialist Republics (deposice date 13/VII. 1931), Czechoslovakia
(date of deposice 12/IX. 1931) and Monaco (the date deposice 21.-1931).
Romania has ratified the Optional Protocol only (date deposice
Denmark with Iceland have deposited the instrument of ratification 19 May 1st/2nd 1931 with
subject to the Convention with the Protocol takes effect, as regards Denmark, the
until the entry into force of the criminal code, the Danish/IV. from 15. 1930.
Dr. Benes v.r.