Law Setting up a Scottish Court in the Netherlands for the criminal prosecution of the persons referred to as 'the two accused' in Resolution 1192 (1998)

Original Language Title: Wet instelling van een in Nederland zetelend Schots Hof voor de strafrechtelijke vervolging van de personen, aangeduid als «the two accused» in Resolutie 1192 (1998)

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Law of 11 November 1998 laying down provisions relating to the establishment of a Scottish Court in the Netherlands for the criminal proceedings of the persons referred to in the 'two accused' in Resolution 1192 (1998), adopted by the Commission on the basis of the During its 3920th session on 27 August 1998, the United Nations Security Council on the offence referred to in the preamble to the Convention between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the United Kingdom Kingdom of the Netherlands on 18 September 1998 on the establishment of a Scottish Court Seat in the Netherlands

We Beatrix, at the grace of God, Queen of the Netherlands, Princess of Orange-Nassau, etc. etc. etc.

All of them, who will see or hear these, saluut! do know:

In this regard, we considered that it is necessary to provide some legal provisions to give effect to the Headquarters Agreement between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Kingdom of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. The Netherlands, of 18 September 1998, seeking to establish a Scottish Court in the Netherlands for the prosecution of two suspects mentioned in that Convention and that it is desirable that the said Convention should be approved by the Court of Justice of the European Communities. States-General shall be subject;

In this way, we, the Council of State, and with the mean consultations of the States-General, have been well-regarded and understood to be right and to be understood by the following:


Article 1

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The Treaty establishing the Hague, adopted on 18 September 1998, between the Government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is hereby approved for the Netherlands.


Article 2

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The Dutch law does not apply to the deprivation of liberty or the restriction of liberty on a Scottish Court seat in the Netherlands for the criminal prosecution of persons suspected of the criminal offences referred to in the Convention on the Statute of the Statute of the Court of Justice closed between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Kingdom of the Netherlands on premises available to that Court in the Netherlands on 18 September 1998.


Article 3

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This Act shall enter into force from the day following the date of issuance of the Official Gazette in which it was issued.

Burdens and orders that it will be placed in the Official Gazette, and that all ministries, authorities, colleges and officials who so concern will keep their hands on the precise execution.

Issued in Gravenhage, 11 November 1998

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The Minister of Justice,

A. H. Korthals

The Minister for Foreign Affairs,

J. J. van Aartsen

Published the 13th of November 1998

The Minister of Justice,

A. H. Korthals