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 26/05/2019

Portugal

Reservation contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 19 October 1998 - Or. Fr./Port. - and withdrawn by a letter from the Permanent Representative of Portugal, dated 14 April 2005, registered at the Secretariat General on 18 April 2005 - Or. Fr.

For the purposes of Article 6 of the Convention, punishment of laundering shall be limited to cases of drug-trafficking as well as an illegal activity relating to terrorism, arms trafficking, extortion, abduction, incitement to prostitution (Lenocínio), corruption, embezzlement (Peculato) and financial participation in a business, harmful administration of a public sector business unit, fraudulent procurement or conversion of a subsidy, grant or loan, economic and financial offences committed in an organised manner using information technology, and economic and financial offences committed on an international scale and involving any kind of co-participation, as defined in domestic legislation;
Period covered: 01/02/1999 - 18/04/2005
Articles concerned : 6

Reservation contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 19 October 1998 – Or. Fr./Port.

The application of the provisions of Article 21 of the Convention shall be subject to the existence of bilateral or multilateral agreements on mutual judicial assistance between Portugal and the requesting Party;
Period covered: 01/02/1999 -
Articles concerned : 21

Reservation contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 19 October 1998 - Or. Fr./Port.

In accordance with the provisions of Article 25 of the Convention, Portugal declares that requests and supporting documents addressed to Portugal must be accompanied by a translation into either Portuguese or French;
Period covered: 01/02/1999 -
Articles concerned : 25

Reservation contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 19 October 1998 - Or. Fr./Port.

In accordance with the provisions of Article 32 of the Convention, Portugal declares that, without its consent, the information or evidence provided by Portugal may not be used or transmitted by the authorities of the requesting Party in investigations or proceedings other than those specified in the request.
Period covered: 01/02/1999 -
Articles concerned : 32


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