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

Switzerland

Reservation contained in the instrument of ratification, deposited on 11 May 1993 - Or.Fr.

Article 6, paragraph 1 of the Convention applies only where the predicate offence is classified as a crime under Swiss law (see Article 9, sub-paragraph 1 of the Swiss Criminal Code and the offences provided for in the Swiss Criminal Code and supplementary criminal law).
Period covered: 01/09/1993 -
Articles concerned : 6

Reservation contained in the instrument of ratification, deposited on 11 May 1993 - Or.Fr. - and updated, regarding the denomination, by a letter from the Permanent Representative of Switzerland, dated 23 January 2002, registered at the Secretariat General on 29 January 2002 - Or. Fr.

Service of judicial documents to persons in Switzerland must be effected through the competent Swiss authorities (Federal Office of Justice).
Period covered: 01/09/1993 -
Articles concerned : 21

Reservation contained in the instrument of ratification, deposited on 11 May 1993 - Or.Fr.

Requests and supporting documents must be submitted in German, French or Italian or accompanied by a translation into one of those languages. The accuracy of translations must be officially certified.
Period covered: 01/09/1993 -
Articles concerned : 25

Reservation contained in the instrument of ratification, deposited on 11 May 1993 - Or.Fr. - and updated, regarding the denomination, by a letter from the Permanent Representative of Switzerland, dated 23 January 2002, registered at the Secretariat General on 29 January 2002 - Or. Fr.

Information and evidence obtained from Switzerland under this Convention may not, without the prior consent of the Federal Office of Justice (Central Offices), be used or transmitted by the authorities of the requesting party in investigations or proceedings other than those specified in the request.
Period covered: 01/09/1993 -
Articles concerned : 32


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