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

Nature of declaration : Authorities
Status as of 23/05/2019

United Kingdom

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

The central authority of the United Kingdom designated in pursuance of Article 23, paragraph 1 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 - 04/12/2014
Articles concerned : 23

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

The central authority of the United Kingdom designated in pursuance of Article 23, paragraph 1 for the Isle of Man is :

HM Attorney General
Attorney General''s Chambers
Douglas
Isle of Man
Period covered: 01/05/1995 -
Articles concerned : 23

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 : 23

Declarations transmitted by a letter from the Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom, dated 2 December 2014, registered at the Secretariat General on 4 December 2014 - Or. Eng.

The declaration of central authorities made by the United Kingdom in accordance with Article 23(1) of the Convention, registered at the Secretariat General on 28 September 1992, is updated as follows:

1. For the purpose of sending, answering and executing requests relating to England and Wales and Northern Ireland, the central authority for criminal requests is the Home Office.

United Kingdom Central Authority,
Judicial Cooperation Unit,
Home Office,
Seacole Building, 2 Marsham Street, London, SW1P 4DF
Tel: +44 (0)207 035 4040
Fax: +44 (0)207 035 6985
Email: ukca-ilor@homeoffice.gsi.gov.uk

2. For the purpose of sending, answering and executing requests relating to England and Wales and Northern Ireland, the central authority for non-conviction based asset recovery is the Home Office.

Criminal Finances
Strategic Centre for Organised Crime – Pursue
Office for Security and Counter-Terrorism
Home Office
Sixth Floor, Peel Building, 2 Marsham Street, London, SW1P 4DF
Tel: +44 (0)20 7035 1559
Email: Stephen.Goadby@homeoffice.gsi.gov.uk

3. For the purpose of answering and executing requests relating to tax matters and fiscal customs matters in England and Wales and Northern Ireland the central authority is HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Mutual Legal Assistance
HMRC
Room 2E10, 100 Parliament Street, London, SW1A 2BQ
Fax: +44 (0) 3000 586908
Email: mla@hmrc.gsi.gov.uk

4. For the purposes of sending, answering requests and transmission of them to the authorities competent for their execution in Scotland, the central authority is the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service.

International Co-operation Unit,
Crown Office
25 Chambers Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1LA
Tel: +44 (0)131 243 8152
Fax: +44 (0)131 243 8153
Email: coicu@copfs.gsi.gov.uk
Period covered: 04/12/2014 -
Articles concerned : 23

Declaration 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 21, paragraph 2, of the Convention, the Government of the United Kingdom declares that for the Bailiwick of Jersey, judicial documents should be served only through the Bailiwick of Jersey’s central authority. The central authority for the Bailiwick of Jersey shall be:

HM Attorney General
Law Officers’ Department
Morier House
Halkett Place
St Helier
Jersey JE1 1DD
Period covered: 01/05/2015 -
Articles concerned : 21

Declaration 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.

Pursuant to Article 23, paragraph 1, of the Convention, the Government of the United Kingdom declares that for the Bailiwick of Jersey the central authority shall be:

HM Attorney General
Law Officers’ Department
Morier House
Halkett Place
St Helier
Jersey JE1 1DD
Period covered: 01/05/2015 -
Articles concerned : 23


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