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 27/05/2019

United Kingdom

Reservation contained in the instrument of ratification, deposited on 28 September 1992 - Or. Engl. – and withdrawn by a letter from the Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom, dated 9 September 1999, registered at the Secretariat General on 16 September 1999 - Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 2, paragraph 2 the United Kingdom declares that, in relation to Scotland, Article 2, paragraph 1 shall apply only to offences the commission of which constitutes drug trafficking as defined in Scottish legislation.
Period covered: 01/09/1993 - 16/09/1999
Articles concerned : 2

Reservation contained in the instrument of ratification, deposited on 28 September 1992 - Or. Engl. – and withdrawn by a letter from the Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom, dated 30 August 1995, registered at the Secretariat General on 1 September 1995 - Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 6, paragraph 4 the United Kingdom declares that Article 6, paragraph 1 shall apply only to offences the commission of which constitutes drug trafficking as defined in its domestic legislation.
Period covered: 01/09/1993 - 01/09/1995
Articles concerned : 6

Reservation contained in the instrument of ratification, deposited on 28 September 1992 - Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 14, paragraph 3 the United Kingdom declares that Article 14, paragraph 2 shall apply only subject to the constitutional principles and the basic concepts of its legal systems.
Period covered: 01/09/1993 -
Articles concerned : 14

Reservation contained in the instrument of ratification, deposited on 28 September 1992 - Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 21, paragraph 2 the United Kingdom declares that judicial documents should be served only through its central authority. The central authority for the United Kingdom is :

The United Kingdom Central Authority for Mutual Legal
Assistance in Criminal Matters
C7 Division
Home Office
50 Queen Anne''s Gate
London SW1H 9AT
Period covered: 01/09/1993 -
Articles concerned : 21

Reservation contained in the instrument of ratification, deposited on 28 September 1992 - Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 25, paragraph 3 the United Kingdom declares that it reserves the right to require that requests made to it and documents supporting such requests be accompanied by a translation into English.
Period covered: 01/09/1993 -
Articles concerned : 25

Reservation contained in a letter from the Permanent Representative, dated 17 January 1995, registered at the Secretariat General on 19 January 1995 - Or. Engl. -– and withdrawn by a letter from the Permanent Representative, dated 16 June 1999, registered at the Secretariat General on 18 June 1999 - Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 6, paragraph 4 the United Kingdom declares that Article 6, paragraph 1 as it applies to the Isle of Man shall apply only to offences the commission of which constitutes drug trafficking as defined in its domestic legislation.
Period covered: 01/05/1995 - 18/06/1999
Articles concerned : 6

Reservation contained in a letter from the Permanent Representative, dated 17 January 1995, registered at the Secretariat General on 19 January 1995 - Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 14, paragraph 3 the United Kingdom declares that Article 14, paragraph 2 shall apply to the Isle of Man only subject to the constitutional principles and the basic concepts of its legal system.
Period covered: 01/05/1995 -
Articles concerned : 14

Reservation contained in a letter from the Permanent Representative, dated 17 January 1995, registered at the Secretariat General on 19 January 1995 - Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 21, paragraph 2 the United Kingdom declares that judicial documents for the Isle of Man should be served only through its central authority. The central authority for the Isle of Man is :

HM Attorney General
Attorney General''s Chambers
Douglas
Isle of Man
Period covered: 01/05/1995 -
Articles concerned : 21

Reservation contained in a letter from the Permanent Representative, dated 17 January 1995, registered at the Secretariat General on 19 January 1995 - Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 25, paragraph 3 the United Kingdom declares that it reserves the right to require that requests made to the central authority of the Isle of Man and documents supporting such requests be accompanied by a translation into English.
Period covered: 01/05/1995 -
Articles concerned : 25

Reservation contained in a letter from the Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom, dated 23 September 2002, registered at the Secretariat General on 24 September 2002 – Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 21, paragraph 2, of the Convention, the United Kingdom declares that judicial documents for the Bailiwick of Guernsey should be served only through its central authority. The central authority for the Bailiwick of Guernsey is : HM Attorney General, ST. James Chambers, St. Peter Port, Guernsey, GY1 2PA.
Period covered: 01/01/2003 -
Articles concerned : 21

Reservation contained in a letter from the Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom, dated 23 September 2002, registered at the Secretariat General on 24 September 2002 – Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 25, paragraph 3, of the Convention, the United Kingdom declares that it reserves the right to require that requests made to the central authority of the Bailiwick of Guernsey and documents supporting such requests be accompanied by a translation into English.
Period covered: 01/01/2003 -
Articles concerned : 25

Reservation transmitted by a letter from the Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom, dated 6 January 2015, registered at the Secretariat General on 9 January 2015 - Or. Eng.

In accordance with Article 14, paragraph 3, of the Convention, the Government of the United Kingdom declares that for the Bailiwick of Jersey Article 14, paragraph 2, of the Convention shall apply only subject to the constitutional principles and the basic concepts of the Bailiwick of Jersey’s legal system.
Period covered: 01/05/2015 -
Articles concerned : 14


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