On The International Convention On The Fight Against Terrorist Bombings In Action

Original Language Title: Par Starptautisko konvenciju par cīņu pret teroristu rīkotajiem sprādzieniem

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The Saeima has adopted and the President promulgated the following laws: The International Convention on the fight against terrorist bombings Act in article 1. of 15 December 1997, the International Convention on the fight against terrorist bombings Act (hereinafter referred to as the Convention) with this law is accepted and approved. 2. article. The law shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. With the law put the Convention in English and its translation into Latvian language. 3. article. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in accordance with article 6 of the Convention, the third part shall inform the Secretary-General of the United Nations that the Republic of Latvia established jurisdiction over all Convention article 6 provided for in the second paragraph of criminal offences. 4. article. The General Prosecutor's Office in accordance with article 7 of the Convention, the sixth part shall notify the Secretary-General of the United Nations of the arrest of the person and the facts of the circumstances justifying the arrest of the person concerned. 5. article. The Ministry of Justice in accordance with article 16 of the Convention, inform the Secretary-General of the United Nations for the final result of the proceedings. 6. article. The Convention shall enter into force on the 22nd for the period specified in article and in order, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs shall notify the newspaper "journal". 7. article. Crime and corruption prevention Council coordinate the fulfilment of the obligations provided for in the Convention. The Parliament adopted the law of 24 October. State v. President Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga in Riga 2002. on 8 November, International Convention for the Suppression of Terrorist to Make the States parties to this Convention, Having in mind the purpose and principles of the Charter of the United Nations concerning the maintenance of international peace and security and the promotion of good-not ighbourlines and friendly relations and cooperation among States, Deeply concerned about the worldwide escalation of acts of terrorism in all its forms and manifestation in Recalling that the Declaration on the Occasion of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the United Nations of 24 October 1995, General Assembly resolution 50/6. Recalling also the Declaration on International Terrorism the "Eliminat, annexed to General Assembly resolution 49/60 of 9 December 1994, in which, inter alia," the States members of the United Nations solemnly reaffirm their unequivocal condemnation of all acts , method and practice of terrorism as criminal and unjustifiabl, and by whomever wherever committed, including those which jeopardiz the friendly relations among States and peoples and threaten the territorial integrity and security of States ", Noting that the Declaration also encouraged States" to review urgently the scope of the existing international legal provision on the prevention, repression and elimination of terrorism in all its forms and manifestation in , with the aim of ensuring that there is a comprehensive legal framework covering all aspects of the matter, "Recalling further General Assembly resolution 51/210 of 17 December 1996 and the Declaration to Supplement the 1994 Declaration on the Measure to International Terrorism, annexed Eliminat theret, Noting also that the terrorist attacks by means of explosives or other lethal devices have become increasingly widespread , Noting further that existing legal provision of the multilaterals don't adequately address these attacks, Being convinced of the urgent need to enhance international cooperation between States in devising and adopting effective and practical measure for the prevention of such acts of terrorism, and for the prosecution and punishment of their perpetrator, Considering that the occurrence of such acts is a matter of grave concern to the international community as a whole , Noting that the activities of military forces of States are governed by rules of international law outside the framework of this Convention and that the exclusion of certain actions from the coverage of this Convention does not condon or make lawful otherwise unlawful acts, or prosecution under other preclud law, have agreed as follows: article 1 For the purpose of this Convention 1. "State or Government facility" includes any permanent or temporary facility or conveyanc that is used or occupied by representatives of a State, members of Government, the help or the judiciary or by officials or employees of a State or any other public authority or entity or by employees or officials of an intergovernmental organization in connection with their official duties. 2. "infrastructure facility" means any publicly or privately owned facility providing or distributing services for the benefit of the public, such as water, sewag, energy, fuel or communications. 3. "explosive or other lethal device" means: (a) An explosive or incendiary weapon or device that is designed, or has the capability, to cause death, serious bodily injury or substantial material damage; or (b) A weapon or device that is designed, or has the capability, to cause death, serious bodily injury or substantial material damage through the release, dissemination or impact of toxic chemicals, biological agents or toxin or similar substances or radiation or radioactive material. 4. "Military forces of a State" means the armed forces of a State which are organized, trained and equipped under its internal law for the primary purpose of national defence or security, and persons acting in support of those armed forces who are under their formal command, control and responsibility. 5. "place of public use" means those parts of any building, land, street, waterway or other location that are accessible or open to members of the public, continuously, periodically or occasionally, whethers and encompass any of the commercial, business, cultural, historical, educational, religious, governmental, entertainment, recreational or similar place that is so accessible or open to the public. 6. "Public transportation system" means all facilities, conveyanc and instrumentalit publicly or privately owned, whethers, that are used in or for publicly available services for the transportation of persons or cargo. Article 2 1. Any person commit an offenc» within the meaning of this Convention if that person unlawfully and intentionally delivers, places, or detonat of an explosive discharge or other lethal device in, into or against a place of public use, a State or Government facility, a public transportation system or an infrastructure facility: (a) With the intent to cause death or serious bodily injury; or (b) With the intent to cause extensive destruction of such a place, a facility or system, where such destruction results in or is likely to result in major economic loss. 2. Any person also commit an offenc if that person attempts to commit an offenc as set forth in paragraph 1. ' 3. Any person also commit an offenc if that person: (a) the axis of an accomplice Participat in an offenc as set forth in paragraph 1 or 2; or (b) organizes or directs others to commit an offenc it as set forth in paragraph 1 or 2; or (c) In any other way contribute to the commission of one or more set forth in the axis of the offenc paragraph 1 or 2 by a group of persons acting with a common purpose; such contribution shall be intentional and either be made with the aim of furthering the general criminal activity or purpose of the group or be made in the knowledge of the intention of the group to commit the offenc or offenc's concerned. Article 3 this Convention shall not apply where the offenc is committed within a single State, the alleged offender and the victim with the national of that State, the alleged offender is found in the the territory of that State and no other State has a basis under article 6, paragraph 1, or article 6, paragraph 2, of this Convention to exercise jurisdiction , except the that the provision of articles 10 to 15 shall, as appropriate, apply in those cases. Article 4 Each State Party shall adop a such measure may not be the axis of the cessary: (a) To establish as criminal under its domestic law the offenc the offenc's set forth in article 2 of this Convention; (b) To make those punishabl of the offenc by appropriate penalties which take into account the grave nature of those offenc. Article 5 Each State Party shall adop a such measure may not be the axis of the cessary, including, where appropriate, domestic legislation, to ensur that criminal acts within the scope of this Convention, in particular where they are intended or calculated to provok a State of terror in the general public or in a group of persons or particular persons, are under from the justifiabl circumstanc by considerations of a political , philosophical, ideological, racial, ethnic, religious or other similar nature and are punished by penalties consistent with their grave nature. Article 6 1 Each State Party shall. take such measure may not be the axis of the cessary to establish its jurisdiction over the set forth in of the offenc article 2 when: (a) the offenc is committed in the territory of that State; or (b) the offenc is committed on board a vessel flying the flag of that State or an aircraft which is registered under the laws of that State at the time the offenc is committed; or (c) the offenc is committed by a national of that State. 2. A State Party may also establish its jurisdiction over any such offenc when: (a) the offenc is committed against a national of that State; or (b) the offenc is committed against a State or Government facility of that State abroad, including an embassy or other diplomatic or consular premises of that State; or (c) the offenc is committed by a stateles person who has his or her habitual residence in the territory of that State; or (d) the offenc is committed in an attempt to compel that State to do or abstain from doing any act; or (e) the offenc is committed on board an aircraft which is operated by the Government of that State. 3. Upon ratifying, accepting, approving or acceding to this Convention, each A State Party shall notify the Secretary-General of the United Nations of the jurisdiction it has established in accordanc with paragraph 2 under its domestic law. Should any change take place, the State Party concerned shall immediately notify the Secretary-General. 4. Each State Party shall take such a likewis measure may not be the axis of its jurisdiction over the cessary establish the offenc set forth in the article 2 in cases where the alleged offender is present in its territory and it does not that person to any extradit of the States parties which have established their jurisdiction in accordanc with paragraph 1 or 2.5. This Convention does not exclude the exercise of any criminal jurisdiction established by a State Party in accordanc» with its domestic law. Article 7 1. Upon receiving information that a person who has committed or who is alleged to have committed an offenc as set forth in article 2 may be present in its territory, the State Party concerned shall take such measure may not be the axis of the cessary under its domestic law to investigat the facts led in the information. 2. Upon being satisfied that the warrant, the SOA circumstanc the State Party in whose territory the offender or alleged offender is present shall take the appropriate measure under its domestic law the so sharp to ensur that person's presence for the purpose of prosecution or extradition. 3. Any person regarding whom the measure referred to in paragraph 2 of the being taken shall be entitled to: (a) communicate without delay with the ares not the appropriate representative of the State of which that person is a national or which is otherwise entitled to protect that person's rights or, if that person is a stateles person, the State in the territory of which that person habitually resident programs; (b) Be visited by a representative of that State; (c) Be informed of that person's rights under subparagraph (a) and (b). 4. The rights referred to in paragraph 3 shall be exercised in conformity with the laws and regulations of the State in the territory of which the offender or alleged offender is present, subject to the provision that the said laws and regulations must enable full effect to be given to the purpose for which the rights accorded under paragraph 3 are intended. 5. The provision of paragraphs 3 and 4 shall be without prejudice to the right of any State Party having a claim to jurisdiction in accordanc with article 6, subparagraph 1 (c) or 2 (c), to invite the International Committee of the Red Cross to communicate with and visit the alleged offender the. 6. When a State Party, to the article pursuan, has taken a person into custody, it shall immediately notify, directly or through the Secretary-General of the United Nations, the States parties which have established jurisdiction in accordanc with article 6, paragraphs 1 and 2, and, if it consider it advisabl, any other interested States parties, of the fact that such person is in custody and of the warrant to that of circumstanc which person's detention. The State which makes the investigation contemplated in paragraph 1 shall promptly inform the said States parties of its finding and shall indicates the whethers it intends to exercise jurisdiction. Article 8 1. The State Party in the territory of which the alleged offender is present shall, in cases to which article 6 applies, if it does not that person, be extradit obliged, without exception whatsoever and whethers or not the offenc was committed in its territory, to submit the case without delay to its competent of the undu to authorities for the purpose of prosecution, through proceedings in accordanc with the law of that State. Those authorities shall take their decision in the same manner as in the case of any other offenc of a grave nature under the law of that State. 2. Whenever a State Party is permitted under its domestic law to extradit or otherwise surrender one of its nationals only upon the condition that the person will be returned to that State to serve the line is imposed as a result of the trial or proceedings for which the extradition or surrender of the person was sought, and this State and the State seeking the extradition of the person agree with this option and other terms they may be appropriate de such a conditional extradition or surrender, shall be sufficient to discharge the obligation set forth in paragraph 1. Article 9 1. The set of the offenc forth in article 2 shall be deemed to be included as a extraditabl in any extradition treaty existing offenc between any of the States parties before the entry into force of this Convention. States parties to include such undertak offenc extraditabl is the axis of the offenc in every extradition treaty to be subsequently concluded between them. 2. When a State Party which makes extradition conditional on the existenc of a treaty receive a request for extradition from another State Party with which it has extradition treaty, the requested of the State Party may, at its option, consider this Convention as a legal basis for extradition in respect of the offenc's set forth in article 2 shall be Extradition subject to the other conditions provided by the law of the requested State. 3. States parties which do not make extradition conditional on the existenc of a treaty shall recognize the offenc set forth in the article on 2 axes of the offenc extraditabl between themselves, subject to the conditions provided by the law of the requested State. 4. If not, the cessary offenc set forth in the article 2 shall be treated, for the purpose of extradition between States parties, as if they had been committed not only in the place in which they occurred but also in the territory of the States that have established jurisdiction in accordanc with article 6, paragraphs 1 and 2. The provision of all extradition arrangements between treats and States parties with regards to the set forth in offenc article 2 shall be deemed to be modified as between State parties to the exten to that ut300r2u incompatibl with this Convention. Article 10 1. States parties shall afford one another the greatest measure of assistance in connection with investigations or criminal or extradition proceedings in respect of brough the offenc set forth in the article 2, including assistance in obtaining evidence at their disposal for the proceedings not cessary. 2. States parties shall carry out their obligations under paragraph 1 in conformity with any treats or others subject to mutual legal assistance is one that may exist between them. In the absence of such treats to or arrangements, States parties shall afford one another assistance in accordanc with their domestic law. Article 11 none of the offenc's set forth in article 2 shall be regarded, for the purpose of extradition or mutual legal assistance, as a political or as an offenc offenc is connected with a political or as an offenc offenc is inspired by political motivated. Accordingly, a request for extradition or for mutual legal assistance based on such an offenc» may not be refused on the sole ground that it concerns a political or an offenc offenc is connected with a political or an offenc offenc is inspired by political motivated. Article 12 Nothing in this Convention shall be interpreted as imposing an obligation to afford mutual extradit or their legal assistance, if the requested State Party has substantial grounds for believing that the request for extradition for the set forth offenc in article 2 or for mutual legal assistance with respect to such of the offenc has been made for the purpose of prosecuting or punishing a person on account of that person's race religion, nationality, ethnic origin or political opinion or that compliance with the request would cause prejudice to that person's position for any of these reasons. Article 13 1. (A) the person who is being detained or is serving a line in the territory of one State Party whose presence in another State Party is requested for the purpose of news article, identification or otherwise providing assistance in obtaining evidence for the investigation or prosecution of the offenc under this Convention may be transferred if the following conditions are met: (a) the person freely give of his or her informed consent; and (b) the competent authorities of both States to agree, subject to such conditions as those States may be appropriate de. 2. For the purpose of this article: (a) the State to which the person is transferred shall have the authority and obligation to keep the person transferred in custody, unless otherwise requested or authorized by the by the State from which the person was transferred; (b) the State to which the person is transferred shall without delay its obligations it implementations that return the person to the custody of the State from which the person was transferred as agreed beforehand, or as otherwise agreed, by the competent authorities of both States to; (c) the State to which the person is transferred shall not require the State from which the person was transferred to initiat the extradition proceedings for the return of the person; (d) the person transferred shall receive credit for service of the line is being served in the State from which he was transferred for time to spen in the custody of the State to which he was transferred. 3. Unless the State Party from which a person is to be transferred in accordanc with this article so agree, that person, whatever his or her nationality, shall not be prosecuted or detained or subjected to any other restriction of his or her personal liberty in the territory of the State to which that person is transferred in respect of acts or convictions anterior to his or her departure from the territory of the State from which such person was transferred. Article 14 Any person who is taken into custody or regarding whom any other measure taken or proceedings with the carried out to this Convention shall pursuan be guaranteed fair treatment, including enjoymen of all rights and guarantee in conformity with the law of the State in the territory of which that person is present and applicable provision of international law, including international law of human rights. Article 15 States parties shall cooperate in the prevention of the offenc's set forth in article 2, particularly: (a) By taking all of the measure, including practicabl, if not, adapting their domestic legislation, cessary to prevent and counter in their preparation of territories respectiv for the commission of those offenc within or outside their territories, including the measure to be in their territories prohibi illegal activities of persons , groups and organizations that encourag, instigat, organize, knowingly finance or engage in the perpetration of the axis of the offenc set forth in article 2; (b) By exchanging accurate and verified information in accordanc with their national law, and coordinating administrative and other measure taken as appropriate of them prevent the commission of the axis of the offenc set forth in article 2; (c) where appropriate, through research and development regarding methods of detection of explosives and other harmful substances that can cause death or bodily injury, the consultation on the development of standards for marking explosives in order to identify their origin in post-blast investigations, exchange of information on the preventive measure, cooperation and transfer of technology, equipment and related materials. Article 16 the State Party where the alleged offender is prosecuted shall, in accordanc with its domestic law or applicable procedures, communicate the final outcome of the proceedings to the Secretary-General of the United Nations, who shall transmit the information to the other States parties. Article 17 the States parties shall carry out their obligations under this Convention in a manner consistent with the principles of sovereign equality and territorial integrity of States and that of non-intervention in the domestic affairs of other States. Article 18 Nothing in this Convention of a State Party it entitl undertak in the territory of another State Party the exercise of jurisdiction and performance of functions which are exclusively reserved for the authorities of that other State Party by its domestic law. Article 19 1. Nothing in this Convention shall be affec others rights, obligations and responsibilities of States under international law, individual and in particular the purpose and principles of the Charter of the United Nations and international humanitarian law. 2. The activities of armed forces during an armed conflict, as those terms are understood under international humanitarian law, which are governed by that law, are not governed by this Convention, and the activities undertaken by military forces of a State in the exercise of their official duties, inasmuch as they are governed by other rules of international law, are not governed by this Convention. Article 20 1. Any dispute between two or more States parties concerning the interpretation or application of this Convention which cannot be settled through negotiation within a reasonable time shall, at the request of one of them, be submitted to arbitration. If, within six months from the date of the request for arbitration, the parties are unable to agree on the organization of the arbitration, any one of those parties may refer the dispute to the International Court of Justice, by application, in conformity with the Statute of the Court. 2. Each State may at the time of signature, ratification, acceptance or approval of this Convention or accession declare that it shall theret does not consider itself bound by paragraph 1. The other States parties shall not be bound by paragraph 1 with respect to any State Party which has made such a reservation. 3. Any State which has made a reservation in accordanc with paragraph 2 may at any time withdraw that reservation by notification to the Secretary-General of the United Nations. Article 21 1 this Convention shall be open. for signature by all States from 12 January 1998 until 31 December 1999 at United Nations Headquarters in New York. 2. This Convention is subject to ratification, acceptance or approval. The instrument of ratification, acceptance or approval shall be deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations. 3. This Convention shall be open to accession by any State. The instrument of accession shall be deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations. Article 22 1. This Convention shall enter into force on the thirtieth day following the date of the deposit of the twenty-second instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession with the Secretary-General of the United Nations. 2. For each State ratifying, accepting, approving or acceding to the Convention after the deposit of the twenty-second instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession, the Convention shall enter into force on the thirtieth day after deposit by such State of its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession. Article 23 1. Any State Party may denounc this Convention by written notification to the Secretary-General of the United Nations. 2. Denunciation shall take effect one year following the date on which notification is received by the Secretary-General of the United Nations. Article 24 the original of this Convention, of which the Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish texts are equally authentic, shall be deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations, who shall send certified cop to it all States thereof. In WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned, being duly authorized by the by their respectiv theret in Governments, have signed this Convention, opened for signature at New York on 12 January 1998.

The International Convention on the fight against terrorist bombings Act of this Convention, the Member States, while respecting the United Nations Charter objectives and principles on international peace and security and good neighbourhood and friendly relations and cooperation among States, deeply worried about the escalation of acts of terrorism throughout the world in all their forms and manifestations, by relying on 24 October 1995, the Declaration on the occasion of the United Nations for the 50th anniversary of the With reference also to the Declaration on measures to combat international terrorism, which was added to the General Assembly on 9 December 1994, resolution 49/60, in which, inter alia, "United Nations Member States solemnly declare that they unequivocally condemns all terrorist acts, methods and practices as criminal and unjustifiable, regardless of where and what it had done, including those which jeopardize the friendly relations among States and peoples and threaten the territorial integrity and national security" , Noting that the Declaration also encouraged States "to urgently revise the existing international legal provisions on the prevention, combating and eradication in all its forms and manifestations, in order to ensure a comprehensive legal base covering all aspects of the matter", referring also to the General Assembly of 17 December 1996 resolution No 51/210 and the Declaration on the enhancement of the 1994 Declaration on measures to combat international terrorism , Noting that terrorist attacks by means of explosives or other lethal devices have become more widespread, noting also that existing multilateral legal provisions do not provide for the appropriate retaliation for these attacks, convinced that there is an urgent need to develop international cooperation among countries to develop and adopt effective and practical measures for the prevention of such acts of terrorism and to prosecute their perpetrators and punish them, believing that the Act takes place, causing serious concerns throughout the international community as a whole Given that the country's military action is determined by the rules of international law outside the framework of this Convention and that the exclusion of the operation of this Convention, does not allow or don't make the legitimate activities that are otherwise illegal, or impede the incriminations under other laws, have agreed as follows: article 1 the purposes of this Convention: 1. "State or Government facility" means any permanent or temporary objects or means of transport used or which keeps the national representatives of Governments, legislative body or bodies of the members of the Court, as well as the State or any other public authority or entity or by employees or officials of an intergovernmental organization or officials in connection with their official duties. 2. "infrastructure facility" means any public or private property objects that provide or distribute publicly useful services, such as water, sewage, energy, fuel or communications. 3. "explosive or other lethal device" means: (a) an explosive or incendiary weapon or device that is designed, or can be used to cause death, serious injury or substantial material damage; or (b) a weapon or device that is designed, or can be used to cause death, serious injury or substantial material damage, skipping or distribution of toxic chemicals, biologically active substances, toxins or similar substances, radioactive material or radiation, as well as causing these substances or factors. 4. "military forces of a State" means the State armed forces that are created, trained and equipped in accordance with its national regulations, mainly to ensure the protection of national security, or who support the activities of the armed forces and that it formally manages, controls and on those replies. 5. "place of public use" means any building, land, street, waterway or other location that are accessible or open to members of the public either continuously, periodically or occasionally, and encompasses any commercial, business, cultural, historical, educational, religious, governmental, entertainment, recreational or similar place that is accessible or open to the public. 6. "public transportation system" means all public or private-owned objects, vehicles and accessories that are used in public services, or to provide it to transport persons or goods. 2. Article 1. any person commits an offence within the meaning of this Convention if that person unlawfully and intentionally delivers, places, starts or blow up any explosive or other lethal device in a public place, to use State or Government facility, a public transportation system or an infrastructure facility or any explosives or other Turning deadly device to the following locations: (a) to cause death or serious injury, or (b) in order to cause widespread damage in a place , object or system, where such destruction results in or could result in large economic losses. 2. any person also commits an offence if that person attempts to commit an offence referred to in part 1. 3. any person also commits an offence if that person: (a) participates as an accomplice in the perpetration of criminal offence referred to in paragraph 1 or 2, or (b) organizes or directs others to any criminal offence referred to in paragraph 1 or 2, or (c) in any other way helps to make one or more of the criminal offences mentioned in paragraph 1 or 2 and carried out by a group of people acting with a common purpose; This assistance was provided for the purpose, and either with the aim of promoting the general criminal activity or purpose of the group, or groups for the purpose of realizing the do the criminal offence or criminal offences. Article 3 this Convention shall not apply in cases where a criminal offence is committed within a single State, the alleged criminal offence when the offender and the victims are nationals of that State, when possible the offender is found within its territory, and when no other country on the basis of article 6 of this Convention part 1 or part 2, article 6, there is no reason to apply their jurisdiction, provided that these cases are accordingly valid 10-15 articles in those rules. Article 4 each Member State shall take the necessary measures to: (a) in their national laws referred to in article 2 a criminal offence intended as a criminal; (b) determine that these offences are punishable by appropriate penalties, taking into account the gravity of the offence. Article 5 each Member State shall take the necessary measures, including if necessary by also national regulations to ensure that the offences referred to in the Convention, particularly in cases where the aim or purpose is to cause terror in society or a specific group of people, or the people, cannot in any circumstances be excused for political, philosophical, ideological, racial, ethnic, religious or other reasons, and to apply the penalties corresponding to their heavy nature. 6. Article 1 each Member State shall take the necessary measures to establish its jurisdiction over referred to in article 2 offences if: (a) a criminal offence is committed in the territory of the country concerned; or (b) a criminal offence is committed on board a vessel flying the flag of the State concerned, or in a plane, that of the crime in time been registered under national law or regulations; or (c) a criminal offence is committed by a citizen of the country concerned. 2. a Member State may establish its jurisdiction over the offences, even if: (a) a criminal offence is committed against a national of the State concerned, or (b) a criminal offence is committed against the State or Government facilities abroad, including national embassies or other diplomatic or consular premises of missions; or (c) a criminal offence is committed by a stateless person whose habitual residence is in the territory of the State concerned, or (d) a criminal offence is committed, trying to force the country to take a specific action or refrain from it, or (e) a criminal offence is committed on board an aircraft, used by the national Government. 3. When ratifying, accepting, approving or acceding to this Convention, each Member State shall notify the Secretary-General of the United Nations of the jurisdiction it has established in accordance with its national regulations, under part 2. If any changes occur, the Member State concerned shall immediately notify the Secretary-general to them. 4. each Member State shall take the necessary measures to establish jurisdiction over referred to in article 2 offences in cases where the alleged offender of an offence within its territory and shall not be issued to any of the Member States which have established their jurisdiction in accordance with paragraph 1 or 2. 5. this Convention does not exclude any criminal jurisdiction over the application of a Member State established in accordance with its national regulations. 7. Article 1. After being informed that its territory could be the person who has committed or is suspected of referred to in article 2 a criminal offence, the Member State concerned shall take all necessary measures in accordance with their national laws, to investigate the facts referred to in this information. 2. Verified that the conditions, the Member State in whose territory the criminal offender or alleged offender crime, take the appropriate measures in accordance with its national regulations to ensure that person's presence for the purpose of prosecution or extradition. 3. any person against whom it is directed to the measures referred to in part 2, shall be entitled: (a) communicate without delay with the nearest appropriate representative of the State whose citizen is the person, or for some other reason is asked of that person's rights or, if that person is a stateless person, with the representative of the State, within the territory of which that person is domiciled. (b) the representative of the country visits; (c) obtain information on their rights under (a) and (b). 4. the rights referred to in part 3 are applied in accordance with its national laws and regulations within the territory of which the perpetrator of the crime or the alleged perpetrator of the crime, provided that those laws and regulations to fully implement the legislation referred to in part 3 of the goals. 5. parts 3 and 4 of the rules do not harm the rights of the Member State which requests the opportunity to apply their jurisdiction in accordance with article 6 (c) of part 1 or part 2, point (c), to invite the International Committee of the Red Cross to communicate with the alleged perpetrators of the crime and to visit it. 6. If a Member State in accordance with this article is the apcietinājus of a person, it shall, without delay, either directly or through the Secretary-General of the United Nations shall communicate through those Member States which established jurisdiction in accordance with article 6, paragraph 1 and 2, and, if deemed necessary, other interested Member States on the fact this person's arrest and the circumstances that justify the person's arrest. The State, which carries out the investigation referred to in part 1, shall immediately inform the aforementioned Member States of its findings and shall indicate whether going to jurisdiction. 1. Article 8 in cases covered by article 6, the Member State in whose territory the alleged offender of an offence, is obliged, if it fails the person, without exception and regardless of whether the criminal offence was committed in its territory, shall immediately refer the case to their competent authorities to initiate prosecution in accordance with the national laws and regulations. These institutions shall adopt its decision just like any other case, a serious crime under the laws of this State. 2. where a Member State in accordance with its national regulations, it is allowed to issue or otherwise put your citizen provided that this person will be sent back to that country for the sentence, the Court ordered, or the results of the investigation, which was requested for the purpose of extradition or transfer that person, and this State and the State of the requested extradition is agreed on this, and other conditions which they consider appropriate, such a conditional extradition or surrender shall be sufficient to void the obligations set out in part 1. 9. Article 1 referred to in article 2 offences are treated as criminal offences, for which the issue is fixed in any extradition treaty concluded between any of the Member States before the entry into force of this Convention. Member States undertake to include the offences the criminal the category of offences for which extradition is set, all output contracts that will be concluded between them. 2. If the Member State which established that the issue depends on the existence of a treaty receives a request for extradition, from another Member State, with which it has no extradition treaty, a Member State may, at the request of their choice to consider this Convention as the legal basis for extradition in respect of article 2 of the said criminal offences. The output is independent of the other terms set by the request received the national law. 3. Member States which have not established that the issue depends on the existence of the contract between themselves recognise that referred to in article 2 offences are included in the category of criminal offences for which extradition is established, depending on the circumstances, what determines the demand received the national law. 4. If necessary, referred to in article 2 offences in cases of extradition between Member States can be treated as if they had been committed not only in the place in which it occurred but also in the territory of those States that have established jurisdiction in accordance with article 1 and 2. 5. All the Member States signed the Treaty of extradition agreements and provisions for article 2 offences referred to are to be considered as amended by road between Member States, in so far as they are incompatible with this Convention. 1. Article 10 Member States shall afford each other the greatest assistance in connection with the investigation or prosecution or extradition procedure in relation to article 2 of the said criminal offences, including assistance at their disposal necessary for the proceedings in the taking of evidence. 2. Member States shall fulfil their obligations referred to in part 1 under all contracts concluded between them or other arrangements on mutual legal assistance. If such a contract or arrangement is not, Member States shall provide each other assistance in accordance with their national laws. Article 11 article 2 none of the criminal offences referred to are not regarded as political criminal offence or an offence connected with a political crime or a political motive to trigger criminal offence for extradition or mutual legal assistance. Accordingly may refuse a request for extradition or mutual legal assistance in connection with such offences merely because it relates to political offences or offences connected with political offences, or with a political motive to trigger a criminal offence. Article 12 nothing in this Convention shall be construed as a binding obligation to issue or to provide mutual legal assistance, if the request received the Member State has sufficient reason to believe that the request for extradition or mutual legal assistance in connection with article 2 of the said criminal offences, have been expressed in the reasons for persecution or punishment of a person in that person's race, religion, nationality, ethnic origin or political opinion boards or if such a request would require the person's condition a above reason. Article 13 1. A Person who has been arrested or serving sentences in the territory of a single Member State, but whose presence is required in another Member State for the giving of evidence, identification or any other assistance to obtain evidence in the criminal offences referred to in the Convention to the investigation or indictment, may be transferred, subject to the following provisions: (a) the person freely gives informed consent; and (b) the competent authorities of both States shall agree on such terms and conditions as deemed suitable. 2. for the purposes of this article: (a) the State to which the person is transferred shall have the right and duty to hold displaced persons in detention, if one country from which the person is transferred, has requested or otherwise detected; (b) the State to which that person is transferred, to immediately implement its obligation to return the person to the country from which the person was transferred, in accordance with previous agreements, or in accordance with the competent institutions of both countries for other arrangements; (c) the State to which the person is transferred shall not require the State from which that person was transferred to initiate extradition proceedings for the return of the person; (d) the time spent by a person in custody in the country from which it has been moved, including the total detention period to be spent in the country, to which it moved. 3. If the Member State from which the person will be displaced in accordance with this article so agrees, that person, whatever their nationality, shall not be prosecuted or detained or subjected to any other restriction of personal liberty in the territory of the country to which it is moved, due to the action or the accusations before the departure of the State from which such person was transferred. Article 14 any person who has been arrested or in relation to which you have applied to any other measures or other proceedings in accordance with this Convention shall be guaranteed fair treatment, including all rights and guarantees in accordance with the laws of the State in whose territory that person resides, and the relevant provisions of international law, including international human rights. Article 15 Member States shall cooperate, 2. the criminal offence referred to in article 1, including: (a) taking all practicable measures, including, if necessary, the adoption of national legislation, to prevent and counter preparations in their respective territories the said offences committed in their territory or outside, including measures to persons, groups or organisations banned in their own territories to carry out illegal activities that support, uzkūd, organized, deliberately funded or engage article 2 the criminal offence referred to in the offence; (b) by exchanging accurate and verified information in accordance with their national laws and coordinating administrative and other measures taken as appropriate to prevent the referred to in article 2 committed criminal offences; (c) when necessary, conducting research on and developing methods for explosives and other dangerous substances that may result in death or cause injury, opening a consultation on the development of standards for marking explosives in order to identify their origin in the investigations of the bombings occurred, the exchange of information on preventive measures, cooperation and transfer of technology, equipment and related materials. Article 16, the Member State in which the alleged criminal offender is charged, in accordance with their national laws and regulations or applicable procedures, communicate the final outcome of the proceedings to the Secretary-General of the United Nations, who shall notify the other Member States. Article 17 Member States shall fulfil their obligations under this Convention in accordance with the sovereign equality of States and the principles of territorial integrity and the principles concerning non-interference in other countries ' internal affairs. Article 18 nothing in this Convention shall entitle a Member State to take jurisdiction of the application in the territory of another Member State and the exercise of its functions, in accordance with national regulations, is only the second Member State institutions. Article 19 1 Nothing in this Convention shall affect other countries and the rights, duties and responsibilities in accordance with international law, in particular the United Nations Charter and the purposes and principles of international humanitarian law. 2. the activities of armed forces during an armed conflict, in the sense in which these terms are understood under international humanitarian law, which shall determine the said rights are not dealt with in this Convention, this Convention does not determine its national military activities, which are carried out in the performance of their official duties, to the extent that such activities are covered by other rules of international law. Article 20 1. Any dispute between Member States which relates to the interpretation or application of this Convention which cannot be resolved by negotiation within a reasonable time, after one of these at the request of a Member State, shall be submitted to arbitration. If within six months of the request for arbitration the parties are unable to agree on the Organization of the arbitration, any of those parties may refer the dispute to the International Court of Justice, in accordance with the Statute of the Court of Justice. 2. each State signing this Convention, instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval or acceding to, may declare that it does not consider itself bound by part 1. Other Member States are not bound by part 1 in respect of any party which has made such a reservation. 3. any State which has made a reservation in accordance with part 2, may at any time withdraw this reservation by notification to the Secretary-General of the United Nations. 21. Article 1 of the Convention. is open to all States for signature from 12 January 1998 until 31 December 1999 to the United Nations The Organization's headquarters in New York. 2. this Convention is subject to ratification, acceptance or approval. The instrument of ratification, acceptance or approval shall be submitted to the Secretary-General of the United Nations. 3. This Convention shall be open for accession by any State. Accession are submitted to the Secretary-General of the United Nations. 22. Article 1 this Convention shall enter into force on the thirtieth day following the deposit of the twenty-second instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession was lodged with the Secretary-General of the United Nations. 2. for each State which ratifies, accepts or approves this Convention or accedes to it after the twenty-second instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession, the Convention shall enter into force on the thirtieth day after the date on which that State deposits its instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession. 23. Article 1. Any member may withdraw from this Convention by written notice to the Secretary-General of the United Nations. 2. Withdrawal shall be effective one year after the Secretary-General of the United Nations has received the notification. Article 24 the original of this Convention, of which the Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish texts are equally authentic, shall be deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations, who shall send certified copies to all the States. In witness whereof, the undersigned, their respective Governments as agents signed this Convention, which was opened for signature on 12 January 1998, in New York.

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