Details of Treaty No.070

European Convention on the International Validity of Criminal Judgments
Title European Convention on the International Validity of Criminal Judgments
Reference CETS No.070
Opening of the treaty The Hague, 28/05/1970  - Treaty open for signature by the member States and for accession by non-member States
Entry into Force 26/07/1974  - 3 Ratifications.
Summary

Under the Convention, each Party acquires competence to enforce a sanction imposed in another Party, provided that the requesting State has submitted a request for enforcement, that under the law of the requested State the act for which the sanction was imposed would be an offence, and that the judgment delivered by a requesting State is final and enforceable.

One of the significant aims of the Convention is to promote the rehabilitation of the offender.


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