Reservations and Declarations for Treaty No.182 - Second Additional Protocol to the European Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters

Nature of declaration : Authorities
Status as of 18/08/2019

Cyprus

Declaration contained in a Note verbale from the Permanent Representation of Cyprus, dated 28 January 2015, deposited with the instrument of ratification on 12 February 2015 – Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 15, paragraph 6, of the Convention as replaced by Article 4 of the Second Additional Protocol, the Government of the Republic of Cyprus has designated the Chief of Police as competent authority.

In accordance with Article 15, paragraph 8, of the Convention as replaced by Article 4 of the Second Additional Protocol, the Government of the Republic of Cyprus declares that all requests for mutual assistance should be addressed to the Ministry of Justice and Public Order. In cases of urgency, in accordance with sub-paragraph (c) of the same Article of the Convention, requests may be channelled through Interpol of Europol in case they are submitted by Member States of the European Union.

Period covered: 01/06/2015 -
Articles concerned : 4

Declaration contained in a Note verbale from the Permanent Representation of Cyprus, dated 28 January 2015, deposited with the instrument of ratification on 12 February 2015 – Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 24 of the Convention, as replaced by Article 6 of the Second Additional Protocol, the Government of the Republic of Cyprus declares that the following shall be considered as judicial Authorities for the purposes of the Convention and its Protocols:

- all Courts of the Republic of Cyprus exercising criminal jurisdiction;
- the Attorney General of the Republic;
- the Ministry of Justice and Public Order;
- the Chief of Police;
- the Director of Customs and Excise;
- the Commissioner of Taxation;
- the Unit for Combating Money Laundering (MOKAS);
- any person empowered by national law to investigate according to Article 4(2) of the Criminal Procedure Law.

Period covered: 01/06/2015 -
Articles concerned : 6

Declaration contained in a Note verbale from the Permanent Representation of Cyprus, dated 28 January 2015, deposited with the instrument of ratification on 12 February 2015 – Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 17 of the Second Additional Protocol, the Government of the Republic of Cyprus declares that the competent Authorities for the purposes of paragraphs 1 and 2 of this article are the Attorney General of the Republic and the Chief of Police.

Period covered: 01/06/2015 -
Articles concerned : 17

Declaration contained in a Note verbale from the Permanent Representation of Cyprus, dated 28 January 2015, deposited with the instrument of ratification on 12 February 2015 – Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 18 of the Second Additional Protocol, the Government of the Republic of Cyprus declares that the competent Authority for the purpose of this article are the Attorney General of the Republic, the Chief of Police and/or the Director of Customs and Excise.

Period covered: 01/06/2015 -
Articles concerned : 18

Declaration contained in a Note verbale from the Permanent Representation of Cyprus, dated 28 January 2015, deposited with the instrument of ratification on 12 February 2015 – Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 19 of the Second Additional Protocol, the Government of the Republic of Cyprus declares that the competent Authority for the purpose of this article is the Chief of Police.

Period covered: 01/06/2015 -
Articles concerned : 19


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