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Recommendation CM/Rec(2012)11 of the Committee of Ministers to member States on the role of public prosecutors outside the criminal justice system

Recommendation (2000)19 on the Role of Public Prosecution in the Criminal Justice System

 

Terms of reference of the CCPE for 2014-2015
Framework overall action plan for the work of the CCPE
European Guidelines on ethics and conduct for public prosecutors: "The Budapest Guidelines"

Memorandum on the visibility of the work of the CCPE, on dissemination and implementation of the CCPE Opinions

Report on European Standards as regards the independence of the judicial system: Part II: the Prosecution Service (adopted by the Venice Commission at its 85th plenary session in Venice, 17-18 December 2010)

1990 United Nations' Guidelines on the Role of Prosecutors

Standards of professional responsibility and statement of the essential duties and rights of prosecutors adopted by the International Association of Prosecutors (IAP)

 

Selections of Conventions of the Council of Europe


Council of Europe Convention on Laundering, Search, Seizure and Confiscation of the Proceeds from Crime and on the Financing of Terrorism (CETS No.: 198)
Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (CETS No.: 197)
Council of Europe Convention on the Prevention of Terrorism (CETS No.: 196)
Additional Protocol to the Criminal Law Convention on Corruption (CETS No.: 191)
Protocol amending the European Convention on the Suppression of Terrorism (CETS No.: 190)
Additional Protocol to the Convention on cybercrime, concerning the criminalisation of acts of a racist and xenophobic nature committed through computer systems (CETS No.: 189)
Convention on Cybercrime (CETS No.: 185)
Second Additional Protocol to the European Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters (CETS No.: 182)
Criminal Law Convention on Corruption (CETS No.: 173)
Convention on the Protection of Environment through Criminal Law (CETS no.: 172)
Additional Protocol to the Convention on the Transfer of Sentenced Persons (CETS No.: 167)
Agreement on illicit traffic by sea, implementing Article 17 of the United Nations Convention against illicit traffic in narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances (CETS No.: 156)
Convention on Laundering, Search, Seizure and Confiscation of the Proceeds from Crime (CETS No.: 141)
European Convention on the Compensation of Victims of Violent Crimes (CETS No.: 116)
Convention on the Transfer of Sentenced Persons (CETS No.: 112)
European Convention on the Control of the Acquisition and Possession of Firearms by Individuals (CETS No.: 101)
Additional Protocol to the European Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters (CETS No.: 099)
Second Additional Protocol to the European Convention on Extradition (CETS No.: 098)
Additional Protocol to the European Convention on Information on Foreign Law (CETS No.: 097)
European Convention on the Suppression of Terrorism (CETS No.: 090)
European Convention on the International Effects of Deprivation of the Right to Drive a Motor Vehicle (CETS No.: 088)
Additional Protocol to the European Convention on Extradition (CETS No.: 086)
European Convention on the Non-Applicability of Statutory Limitation to Crimes against Humanity and War Crimes (CETS No.: 082)
European Convention on the Transfer of Proceedings in Criminal Matters (CETS No.: 073)
European Convention on the Repatriation of Minors (CETS No.: 071)
European Convention on the International Validity of Criminal Judgments (CETS No.: 070)
European Convention on the Punishment of Road Traffic Offences (CETS No.:  052)
European Convention on the Supervision of Conditionally Sentenced or Conditionally Released Offenders (CETS No.: 051)
European Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters (CETS No.:  030)
European Convention on Extradition (CETS No. : 024)

 

Selection of Recommendations adopted by the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe concerning criminal justice


Recommendation (2006) 8 on assistance to crime victims
 Recommendation (2005) 12 containing an application form for legal aid abroad for use under the European Agreement on the transmission of applications for legal aid (CETS No. 092) and its Additional Protocol (CETS No. 179)
Recommendation (2005) 9 on the protection of witnesses and collaborators of justice
Recommendation (2003) 21 concerning partnership in crime prevention
Recommendation (2003) 17 on enforcement
Recommendation (2001) 10 on the European Code of Police Ethics
Recommendation (99) 20 concerning the friendly settlement of any difficulty that may arise out of the application of the Council of Europe conventions in the penal field
Recommendation (99) 19 concerning mediation in penal matters
Recommendation (97) 13 concerning intimidation of witnesses and the rights of the defence
Recommendation (96) 8 concerning crime policy in Europe in a time of change
Recommendation (95) 12 on management of criminal justice
Recommendation (94) 12 on the independence, efficiency and role of judges
Recommendation (92) 17 concerning consistency in sentencing
Recommendation (92) 1 on the use of analysis of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) within the framework of the criminal justice system
Recommendation (88) 18 concerning liability of enterprises having legal personality for offences committed in the exercise of their activities
Recommendation (87) 18 concerning the simplification of criminal justice
Recommendation (85) 11 on the position of the victim
Recommendation (80) 11 concerning custody pending trial
Recommendation (80) 9 concerning extradition to states not party to the European Convention on Human Rights