Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters

Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters

a measure of European Union mutual legal assistance. It creates a system whereby requests for evidence are made and responded to thus assisting crime detection and prosecution. By virtue of a 2001 Protocol to the Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters participating countries became obliged to respond to requests for assistance with locating banking accounts and to provide banking information relating to criminal investigations. See also EUROJUST.
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The two ministers also signed three other agreements: a convention on the transfer of prisoners, a convention on extradition and another convention on mutual assistance in criminal matters.
Though India, along with other SRC countries, has signed a Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters in 2008, New Delhi is keen that MLAT is also signed with individual neighbours.
Montenegrin and Italian justice ministers, Duško MarkoviA and Ananmaria Cancellieri, signed in Podgorica additional bilateral agreements on the European Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters and on the European Convention on Extradition, thus opening a new chapter in bilateral cooperation in the fields of justice, freedom and security.
It is a party to the Inter-American Convention Against Corruption the Inter-American Convention on Extradition the Inter-American Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters the Inter-American Convention Against the Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms, Ammunition, Explosives and Other Related Materials (Inter-American Firearms Convention), the UN Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime and its three Protocols and the UN Convention against Corruption.
Although Barbados has not signed the Inter-American Convention on Extradition or the Inter-American Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters, its Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act allows it to provide mutual legal assistance to countries with which it has a bilateral mutual legal assistance treaty, Commonwealth countries, and state-parties to the 1988 UN Drug Convention.
He urged the member countries to begin the implementation of SAARC Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters signed in August 2008.
These are: a 1959 Council of Europe Convention on mutual assistance in criminal matters plus two Protocols; certain articles in the 1990 Schengen Convention, and a 2000 European Union Convention and its 2001 Protocol.
It is a party to the Inter-American Convention Against Corruption, the Inter-American Convention on Extradition, the Inter-American Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters, the Inter-American Convention Against the Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms, Ammunition, Explosives and Other Related Materials (Inter-American Firearms Convention), the UN Convention against Corruption and its three Protocols and the UN Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime.
It essentially implements article 13 of the Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters of May 29, 2000, which has not yet been ratified by all Member States.
The GOAB is a party to the Inter-American Convention against Corruption, the Inter-American Convention on Extradition, and the Inter-American Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters, the Inter-American Convention against the Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms, Ammunition, Explosives and Other Related Materials (Inter-American Firearms Convention), and the Inter-American Convention on Extradition.
The proposal now takes the form of a protocol to the Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters, signed on May 29, 2000.
The Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters is a veritable soap opera within the JHA Council, which has enlivened many meetings of the former K4 Committee and its successor, the Article 36 Committee.
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