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 20/06/2019

Netherlands

Reservation contained in the instrument of acceptance, deposited on 10 May 1993 - Or.Engl.

In accordance with Article 2, paragraph 2, of the Convention, the Kingdom of the Netherlands declares that it reserves the right not to apply Article 2, paragraph 1, of the Convention with regard to the confiscation of the proceeds from offences punishable under legislation on taxation or on customs and excise.

[Note by the Secretariat: The Netherlands confirm the above mentioned reservation for Curaçao, Sint Maarten and the Caribbean part of the Netherlands (the islands of Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba) as from 10 October 2010.
See also the Communication from the Permanent Representation of the Netherlands registered at the Secretariat General on 28 September 2010, concerning the modification in the structure of the Kingdom as of 10 October 2010.]
Period covered: 01/09/1993 -
Articles concerned : 2

Reservation contained in the instrument of acceptance, deposited on 10 May 1993 - Or.Engl.

In accordance with Article 6, paragraph 4, of the Convention, the Kingdom of the Netherlands declares that Article 6, paragraph 1, of the Convention will only be applied to predicate offences that qualify as "misdrijven" (crimes) under the domestic law of the Netherlands (the Kingdom in Europe).
Period covered: 01/09/1993 -
Articles concerned : 6

Reservation contained in the instrument of acceptance, deposited on 10 May 1993 - Or.Engl.

In accordance with Article 25, paragraph 3, of the Convention, the Kingdom of the Netherlands declares that requests made to the Netherlands (the Kingdom in Europe) and documents supporting such requests in a language other than Dutch, French, English or German be accompanied by a translation into one of these languages.
Period covered: 01/09/1993 - 10/10/2010
Articles concerned : 25

Declaration contained in a letter from the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, dated 16 March 1999, registered at the Secretariat General on 7 April 1999 - Or. Engl.

Netherlands Antilles and for Aruba: In accordance with Article 2, paragraph 2, of the Convention, the Kingdom of the Netherlands declares that it reserves the right not to apply Article 2, paragraph 1, of the Convention with regard to the confiscation of the proceeds from offences punishable under legislation on taxation or on customs and excise.
Period covered: 01/08/1999 -
Articles concerned : 2

Declaration contained in a letter from the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, dated 16 March 1999, registered at the Secretariat General on 7 April 1999 - Or. Engl.

Netherlands Antilles and for Aruba: In accordance with Article 6, paragraph 4, of the Convention, the Kingdom of the Netherlands declares that Article 6, paragraph 1, of the Convention will only be applied to predicate offences that qualify as “misdrijven” (crimes) under the domestic law of the Netherlands Antilles and of Aruba.
Period covered: 01/08/1999 - 10/10/2010
Articles concerned : 6

Declaration contained in a letter from the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, dated 16 March 1999, registered at the Secretariat General on 7 April 1999 - Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 25, paragraph 3, of the Convention, the Kingdom of the Netherlands declares that requests made to the Netherlands Antilles and to Aruba and documents supporting such requests in a language other than Dutch, English, or Spanish be accompanied by a translation into one of these languages.”
Period covered: 01/08/1999 - 10/10/2010
Articles concerned : 25


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