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 22/05/2019

Turkey

Reservation contained in a letter from the Permanent Representative of Turkey, dated 9 November 2004, registered at the Secretariat General on 12 November 2004, supplemented by a letter dated 8 December 2004, registered at the Secretariat General on 13 December 2004 – Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 2, paragraph 2, the Republic of Turkey declares that Article 2, paragraph 1, shall only apply to offences defined in its domestic legislation.
Period covered: 01/02/2005 -
Articles concerned : 2

Reservation contained in a letter from the Permanent Representative of Turkey, dated 9 November 2004, registered at the Secretariat General on 12 November 2004, supplemented by a letter dated 8 December 2004, registered at the Secretariat General on 13 December 2004 – Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 6, paragraph 4, the Republic of Turkey declares that Article 6, paragraph 1 shall only apply to offences defined in its domestic legislation.
Period covered: 01/02/2005 -
Articles concerned : 6

Reservation contained in a letter from the Permanent Representative of Turkey, dated 9 November 2004, registered at the Secretariat General on 12 November 2004, supplemented by a letter dated 8 December 2004, registered at the Secretariat General on 13 December 2004 – Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 14, paragraph 3, the Republic of Turkey declares that Article 14, paragraph 2, shall only apply to the extent that its application is compatible with the constitutional principles and the basic legal concepts of the Republic of Turkey.
Period covered: 01/02/2005 -
Articles concerned : 14

Reservation contained in a letter from the Permanent Representative of Turkey, dated 9 November 2004, registered at the Secretariat General on 12 November 2004, supplemented by a letter dated 8 December 2004, registered at the Secretariat General on 13 December 2004 – Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 21, paragraph 2, the Republic of Turkey declares that the procedures set out in parts a and b of this paragraph concerning the transmission and serving of judicial documents to persons affected by provisional measures and confiscations shall be allowed in respect of persons in Turkish territory only when they are provided for in Turkish legislation or in relevant international agreements relating to mutual assistance in criminal matters between the Republic of Turkey and the Party transmitting the judicial documents, otherwise the judicial documents shoud be served through its central authority.
Period covered: 01/02/2005 -
Articles concerned : 21

Reservation contained in a letter from the Permanent Representative of Turkey, dated 9 November 2004, registered at the Secretariat General on 12 November 2004, supplemented by a letter dated 8 December 2004, registered at the Secretariat General on 13 December 2004 – Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 25, paragraph 3, the Republic of Turkey declares that requests submitted to it and documents supporting such requests should be accompanied by a translation into Turkish or English.
Period covered: 01/02/2005 -
Articles concerned : 25

Reservation contained in a letter from the Permanent Representative of Turkey, dated 9 November 2004, registered at the Secretariat General on 12 November 2004, supplemented by a letter dated 8 December 2004, registered at the Secretariat General on 13 December 2004 – Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 32, paragraph 2, the Republic of Turkey declares that information or evidence provided by Turkish authorities under Chapter III of the Convention may not, without the prior consent of the competent Turkish authorities, be used or transmitted by the authorities of the requesting Party in investigations or proceedings other than those specified in the requests.
Period covered: 01/02/2005 -
Articles concerned : 32


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