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

Nature of declaration : Territorial Applications
Status as of 22/05/2019

Netherlands

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

In accordance with Article 38, paragraph 1, of the Convention, the Kingdom of the Netherlands declares that the Convention shall apply to the Netherlands (the Kingdom in Europe).
Period covered: 01/09/1993 -
Articles concerned : 38

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.

The Government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands declares, in accordance with the provisions of Article 38, paragraph 2, of the Convention, that the Kingdom of the Netherlands accepts the said Convention for the Netherlands Antilles and for Aruba.
Period covered: 01/08/1999 -
Articles concerned : 38

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

Declaration transmitted by a Note verbale from the Permanent Representation of the Netherlands, dated 4 January 2012, registered at the Secretariat General on 9 January 2012 - 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 laws of Aruba, Curaçao, Sint Maarten or the Caribbean part of the Netherlands (the islands of Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba).

[Note by the Secretariat: This Declaration supplements 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: 10/10/2010 -
Articles concerned : 6

Declaration transmitted by a Note verbale from the Permanent Representation of the Netherlands, dated 4 January 2012, registered at the Secretariat General on 9 January 2012 - Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 25, paragraph 3, of the Convention, the Kingdom of the Netherlands declares that requests made to Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten and documents supporting such requests in a language other than Dutch, English, or Spanish shall be accompanied by a translation into one of these languages.

[Note by the Secretariat: This Declaration supplements 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: 10/10/2010 -
Articles concerned : 25

Declaration transmitted by a Note verbale from the Permanent Representation of the Netherlands, dated 4 January 2012, registered at the Secretariat General on 9 January 2012 - Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 25, paragraph 3, of the Convention, the Kingdom of the Netherlands declares that :

- requests made to the European part of the Netherlands and documents supporting such requests in a language other than Dutch, French or English shall be accompanied by a translation into one of these languages;
- requests made to the Caribbean part of the Netherlands (the islands of Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba) and documents supporting such requests in a language other than Dutch, English, or Spanish shall be accompanied by a translation into one of these languages.

[Note by the Secretariat: This Declaration supplements 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: 09/01/2012 -
Articles concerned : 25


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