Reservations and Declarations for Treaty No.141 - Convention on Laundering, Search, Seizure and Confiscation of the Proceeds from Crime

Nature of declaration : Reservations
Status as of 23/05/2019

Liechtenstein

Reservation contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 9 November 2000 - Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 6, paragraph 4, of the Convention, the Principality of Liechtenstein declares that paragraph 1 of Article 6 shall apply only to predicate offences which are crimes under Liechtenstein law (§ 17 of the Liechtenstein Penal Code).
Period covered: 01/03/2001 - 11/07/2001
Articles concerned : 6

Reservation contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 9 November 2000 - Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 14, paragraph 3, of the Convention, the Principality of Liechtenstein declares that paragraph 2 of Article 14 shall apply only subject to the constitutional principles and the basic concepts of the legal system of the Principality of Liechtenstein.
Period covered: 01/03/2001 -
Articles concerned : 14

Reservation contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 9 November 2000 - Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 21, paragraph 2, of the Convention, the Principality of Liechtenstein declares that judicial documents addressed to persons in the Principality of Liechtenstein shall be transmitted to them by the competent Liechtenstein authority (Rechtsdienst der Regierung).
Period covered: 01/03/2001 -
Articles concerned : 21

Reservation contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 9 November 2000 - Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 25, paragraph 3, of the Convention, the Principality of Liechtenstein declares that whenever requests and supporting documents are not drawn up in German, they shall be accompanied by a translation into German or English.
Period covered: 01/03/2001 -
Articles concerned : 25

Reservation contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 9 November 2000 - Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 32, paragraph 2, of the Convention, the Principality of Liechtenstein declares that information or evidence provided by Principality of Liechtenstein when applying this Convention may not, without the prior consent of the Liechtenstein central authority (Rechtsdienst der Regierung) be used or transmitted by the requesting Party in investigations or proceedings other than those specified in the request.
Period covered: 01/03/2001 -
Articles concerned : 32

Partial withdrawal of a reservation contained in a Note Verbale from the Permanent Representation of Liechtenstein, dated 6 July 2001, registered at the Secretariat General on 11 July 2001 - Or. Engl.

The scope of application of Article 6, paragraph 1, of the Convention shall be extended to include as predicate offences misdemeanours in accordance with the Liechtenstein Narcotics Act as well as misdemeanours pursuant to Articles 304 to 308 of the Liechtenstein Penal Code (corruption offences). The reservation with respect to Article 6, paragraph 1, of the Convention shall henceforth read as follows:

"In accordance with Article 6, paragraph 4, of the Convention, the Principality of Liechtenstein declares that paragraph 1 of Article 6 shall apply only to predicate offences which are crimes under Liechtenstein law (§ 17 of the Liechtenstein Penal Code), misdemeanours in accordance with the Liechtenstein Narcotics Act or misdemeanours pursuant to Articles 304 to 308 of the Liechtenstein Penal Code (corruption offences)."
Period covered: 11/07/2001 - 12/02/2004
Articles concerned : 6

Partial withdrawal of reservation contained in a Note Verbale from the Principality of Liechtenstein, dated 3 February 2004, registered at the Secretariat General on 12 February 2004 - Or. Engl.

The scope of application of Article 6, paragraph 1, of the Convention shall be extended to also include as predicate offences misdemeanours pursuant to paragraph 278 d of the Liechtenstein Criminal Code (fincancing of terrorism). The reservation of the Principality of Liechtenstein with respect to Article 6, paragraph 1, of the Convention shall henceforth read as follows :

“In accordance with Article 6, paragraph 4, of the Convention, the Principality of Liechtenstein declares that paragraph 1 of Article 6 shall apply only to predicate offences which are crimes under Liechtenstein law (paragraph 17 of the Liechtenstein Criminal Code), misdemeanours in accordance with the Liechtenstein Narcotics Act or Misdemeanours pursuant to paragraph 278 d (financing of terrorism) or pursuant to paragraphs 304 to 308 (corruption offences) of the Liechtenstein Criminal Code.”
Period covered: 12/02/2004 -
Articles concerned : 6


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