On The Latvian Security Police, And The United States A Terrorist Testing Center Agreement On Exchange Of Information On Known Or Suspected Terrorists

Original Language Title: Par Latvijas Republikas Drošības policijas un Amerikas Savienoto Valstu Teroristu pārbaudes centra vienošanos par pārbaudes informācijas apmaiņu par zināmajiem vai aizdomās turamajiem teroristiem

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Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 379 in Riga in 2008 (27 May. 34. § 28) Of the Republic of Latvia the security police and the United States a terrorist testing center agreement on Exchange of information on known or suspected terrorists released under Cabinet installations article 14 of the law, first paragraph, point 3 1st Latvian security police and the United States a terrorist testing center agreement on Exchange of information on known or suspected terrorists (hereinafter referred to as the agreement) project with these terms are accepted and approved. 2. the agreement shall enter into force for the period specified in chapter IX and in order. Prime Minister i. Godmanis Interior Minister m. Segliņš project is accepted and approved by the Cabinet of Ministers 27 May 2008 regulations No 379 Latvian security police and the United States a terrorist testing center agreement on Exchange of information on known or suspected terrorists in the preamble of the Republic of Latvia the security police (DP) and the United States a terrorist testing center (TPC) (hereinafter the participants); Acknowledging that the common efforts to prevent and to take action against international terrorism include cooperation, allowing a known or identified suspects terrorists, including testing the exchange of information relating to known or suspected terrorists, and wants to determine the appropriate procedures, checks the access and exchange of information with the purpose of enhancing the ability of members to provide protection against terrorist acts, have reached such an agreement to promote cooperation in the exchange of terrorist checks and use derived from intelligence and law enforcement operation information: chapter I definitions 1. "Preliminary information" is additional information beyond the terrorist information framework checks for known or suspected terrorists. 2. the "classified information" means: (a)) of the United States, classified national security information that is determined in accordance with the enforcement order 12.958, and amendments thereto, or in accordance with any of the next order, which shall be required to ensure the protection of the information against unauthorized disclosure and is marked to indicate its classified status when it obtained a document form. (b)), the Republic of Latvia, the information, document or material containing State secrets, namely, military, political, economic, scientific, technical or any other information included in the list approved by the Cabinet of Ministers and the loss or unauthorised disclosure could endanger national security, economic or political interests. 3. "Corrective information" is any information that is intended to make changes when a person mistakenly identified as known or suspect terrorists or to prevent any error in the data, which was passed in accordance with this agreement. 4. the "need to know" means that the person is the holder of the information it was concluded that, to comply with or support the legitimate and authorized governmental function intended recipient needs access to specific information. 5. "Notifying Member", in relation to the information that has been transferred in accordance with this agreement, depending on the case or the TPC is DP. 6. "Receiving participant" for information that is received under this agreement, depending on the case or the TPC is DP. 7. "Appropriate authority" means any Member of the Government, law enforcement, intelligence, diplomatic, immigration, military, public safety or other institution, including federal, State, local, territorial and tribal authorities that officials could have access to the information submitted in accordance with the terms of this agreement or the determination referred to in chapter IV, it may request additional information or taking other steps to promote this agreement to attain the objectives as defined by the preamble. 8. "terrorist suspects" are persons who are reasonably suspected that they are or have been involved in the forming by terrorist groups, preparation of terrorist activities, supporting terrorism, or activities related to terrorism or terrorist activities. 9. "a terrorist testing information" is personally identifiable information classified as known or suspected turamaj persons who are or have been involved in the preparation of the forming, supporting activities in relation to terrorism or terrorist activities. Chapter II exchange of information content 1. participants expressed the intention to provide each other with access to terrorist verification information corresponding to the purpose of this agreement and conditions, in accordance with each Member's national laws and regulations, except where the notifying participant determines that the transfer of such information is contrary to its national interests. 2. Expresses its intention to ensure TPC DP terrorist access verification information from its terrorist checks database (TPDB), in relation to the following categories of persons: (a) the person is) considered that pose a threat to civil aviation, b), persons who are considered to be technically able to commit terrorist acts, c) persons for whom it is known that they are terrorists or that are suspected to and for which there is in force in the United States a federal arrest warrant, as well as d) individuals which are known or are suspected of membership in a terrorist organization and participation in terrorist activity. 3. Expresses its intention to ensure TPC DS Access terrorist verification information as regards the following categories of persons: a) the persons who are held as terrorist suspects, and has opened in search, or in relation to which the is applied to the decision of the European arrest warrant; (b)) the individuals which are known or are suspected of membership in a terrorist organization and participation in terrorist activity; and (c)) persons for whom there is reasonable suspicion that they are able to commit acts of terrorism. 4. Terrorist verification information is transferred in accordance with this agreement, must include at least the full name of the person, other known names and birth date (s). If you know this information shall also include the passport number (s) and the nationality/citizenship. At the discretion of the reporting Member can be transferred to any other personally identifiable information available (including biometric information). 5. in accordance with the conditions of this agreement, classified information does not transfer. However, if you need to Exchange classified information, the institutions concerned shall exchange such information in accordance with existing treaties or arrangements between the participants or their Governments or other international agreement to which both parties to the Member States. 6. the participants expressed intention to provide each other as soon as possible with the corrective information when discovers that any information that is received or transferred under this agreement are not correct. 7. This agreement does not restrict the members or any relevant authority or require exchange of information or data, based on existing contracts or agreements. Chapter III information exchange procedures 1. Each participant expresses the intention to define the purpose of the contact points for the performance of this agreement. Participants expressed the intention to exchange contact information of their focal points for this arrangement in writing on or before the date of signature. 2. each participant expresses the intention of assisting in providing other member access to its terrorist verification information no later than 120 days after the date of entry into force of the agreement. Each participant is providing this information regularly. 3. If the participant establishes that under this agreement, the information received or transferred may be inaccurate, in accordance with its national laws and regulations, shall notify the other participant and transmit it as soon as possible the corrective information. United States expresses the intention to carry out a regular renewal of the TPD information database (including corrections), but does not notify you when this restoration is made. 4. Receive a corrective information, the receiving participant shall ensure and confirm the reporting Member that any erroneous information, and any information derived are destroyed or corrected in accordance with chapter V of this arrangement, and 14, paragraph 1. Chapter IV detection procedure in case the receiving participant or the Government institution in question establishes that the person may fulfil the notifying participant received from terrorist verification information, the participants take note of the following procedures: 1. the participants express an intention to report each other with their specific point of contact, responsible for detection. The established contact points, which are responsible for the establishment must be available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. However, Members are aware that in some cases the reporting may not be possible. Participants expressed the intention to exchange their contact points, which are responsible for the identification, contact information, signing this agreement in writing or before it. 2. After notification of a possible match notifying Member shall: (a) provide assistance to persons) compliance approval; (b)) provides unclassified immediately previous information; (c) to the Government) requires that the institutions provide previous information with the existing channels; d) require that the receiving participant and/or its respective institutions carry out activities in relation to established or refrain from them; and/or e) to coordinate the operational cooperation between the two Governments, the relevant bodies. In the case of conformity approved DP and expresses intention to TPC put together information on the threat posed by the person in question, if such information is available. 3. in accordance with the receiving participant's national laws and regulations, the receiving participant and/or its government bodies concerned are free to take any action that is deemed legitimate and appropriate personal identification in the event that corresponds to the Member providing verification information to the terrorists. However, they may not be disclosed to that person or to any other person or entity, except when there is a need to know whether a person is a terrorist entity for verification information obtained under this agreement. 4. The receiving Member shall take into account any previous information, which shall be made available to the notifying participant, as well as any requests to take specific action or to refrain from an established person and ensure that the Government of the other institutions concerned shall comply with the following procedure. 5. If the receiving participant or the Government institution in question finds a person whose compliance was identified and approved by the receiving participant or its government bodies concerned with the existing channels, notifying participant may be previous information obtained in the process of detection. This information can include photos, fingerprints, content (such as documents, business cards, etc.), copies of the written data, any reports on information provided by that person or another potentially interesting information. Chapter v the use and protection of information accuracy of information each Member has 1 uses the latest terrorist checks the information it receives from the reporting Member in accordance with this agreement, to carry out terrorist-related screening. Each participant will take operational recovery of your entry (i.e., the right to modify or delete) as soon as it is notified of changes in personal status, which is the observation list. Each participant understands that it must not use or rely on the information obtained in accordance with the terms of this agreement, if it is replaced with the new information or if your membership in accordance with this agreement is terminated, the exception referred to in paragraph 14. Protection against disclosure, the receiving participant 2 restrict access to the information that it receives from the notifying participant pursuant to this agreement, only the personnel and the relevant authorities of the Government when there is a need to know and only to the objectives set out in this agreement as indicated in the preamble. 3. If the notifying participant has not given express consent to any disclosure of information obtained under this agreement, is prohibited, including: (a) its use in any legal) or administrative proceedings or process in any judicial or quasi judicial process or any process that could lead to the disclosure of information to the public; b) disclosure to third parties foreign Government; (c) disclosure of foreign Governments) to the international organization; (d) the disclosure of private individuals, including) terrorist information subject of inspection; and (e)) any disclosure of information relating to it or the person is not provided as part of this arrangement, the terrorist information subject to inspection. 4. any information, which passes the US terrorist check Center under this arrangement that is being rendered, the common or communicated, except in name, date of birth, passport number, passport-issuing, citizenship, accompanied by a description of those laid down in paragraph 3, the use and disclosure restrictions. 5. a request for consent shall be submitted to the disclosure of information in accordance with the following procedures: If the receiving participant is interested to receive authorisation to use any terrorist checks the information transmitted in accordance with the terms of this arrangement, the legal or administrative proceedings, or in any proceedings a court or quasi-judicial Tribunal, or in any process that could lead to public disclosure, the receiving participant or the Government institutions concerned at first contact with the notifying participant through the contact point who will try to get the permission of the institution that prepared information. 6. The receiving Member shall protect the information received in accordance with the terms of this arrangement, from public disclosure or disclosure to the person in question, to the extent permitted by national laws and regulations. 7. the participants note that under this arrangement, the use of the information obtained and the conditions for protection, it is of the utmost importance for the effective implementation of this agreement. Members shall make every effort to ensure that the Government institution concerned officials understand and fully comply with these and other provisions of this agreement. 8. any ambiguities or questions addressing mutual consultation of members, protecting the information. If any party fails to fulfil the obligations in relation to the use and protection of information obtained under this agreement, the other participant may terminate participation in this agreement in accordance with point 4 of chapter IX. Information security 9. Expects that each participant will be purchased and will operate electronic security safeguards to help control access to the information obtained in accordance with the conditions laid down in that agreement. 10. Each participant is supposed to buy the appropriate physical security safeguards, which controls access to the information obtained in accordance with the terms of this arrangement, and always keep that information secure electronic storage system in accordance with national regulations. Supervision and examination 11. Each participant shall ensure the verification of compliance with the conditions of this agreement with regard to the protection of information and referrals for other issues related to the protection of health and safety. 12. each Member shall ensure that all persons who have access to the information obtained in accordance with the terms of this arrangement, are trained to work with protective devices necessary to protect information. The receiving participant maintains a registry of personal records that are allowed access to the reporting of the information, passed and notify the other participant of any improper attempts to gain access or any inappropriate use or disclosure of the information. 13. each Member shall maintain a record of the audit on when data was received, how long the data was stored and how they were used, as well as to ensure that such information is required, upon request, be available to the notifying participant. 14. Each participant shall, as far as possible, immediately destroy the information obtained in accordance with the terms of this arrangement, including the derived information that was replaced with a new or modified information in accordance with this agreement, chapter III, point 5. (a)) in case one of the participants in this agreement, withdraw from each participant, as far as possible, destroy all the information obtained in accordance with the terms of this arrangement, including the derived information unless mutual agreement unless otherwise specified in writing. b) referred to in this paragraph shall not prevent the receiving participant or relevant institutions to keep records of persons who have been found under terrorist checks the information that the notifying participant fee. c) each Member shall comply with the most stringent procedures for sensitive individuals and/or national security information. 15. Compensation should be members or they may determine the order in which the claims of persons registered for examination. If a member receives a complaint related to the other Members of the cast information, participant who received a petition shall be submitted to the other participant a copy of the petition and discuss actions to be taken. If necessary, a participant who transferred the information released under this agreement information. In any case, members may not be disclosed to the person who has registered a complaint, or any other private person the fact that a copy of the petition was sent to the second participant or that it refers to information transferred the other participant under this agreement. 16. Claims adds identity document, such as a passport, or other government authorities issued a copy of the identification document with a photo that contains a person's full name, date of birth and nationality. Claims that are sent to the United States, before sending them to be translated in English. Claim before sending it to be translated in English. Complaints sent The contact points of the Member responsible for compensation. Participants expressed the intention to exchange their point of contact responsible for refunds, contact information of this arrangement in writing on or before the date of signature. Chapter VI consultation participants regularly contact their national contact points, to promote the most efficient execution of this agreement and, if necessary, to resolve disputes. Chapter VII relationship with other agreements, the terms of this agreement without prejudice and without prejudice to any other contract or agreement legal force between the participants or their Governments, including contracts and agreements related to the issues of law enforcement, exchange of information or the fight against terrorism. Chapter VIII amendment of the agreement the present agreement may be amended only with the written consent of both participants. Members can change their points of contact and contact information, after written notification to the other participant. Chapter IX final provisions 1 this Agreement shall enter into force when it has been signed by both players. 2. This agreement is not legally binding on the participants, in accordance with international law. 3. This agreement does not provide for the right to take action against any of the parties. 4. any of the parties may terminate this membership agreement at any time by providing written notice to the other participant. All obligations and agreements relating to the use and disclosure of information received in accordance with this agreement, shall remain in force after the participants stopped participation in this agreement. Signed _____ _____ ____ ___, 2008 ________, Latvian and English.

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