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 24/08/2019

Czech Republic

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 1 March 2006 - Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 24 of the European Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters as worded by Article 6 of the Second Additional Protocol, the Czech Republic declares that for the purposes of the Convention and its additional protocols following authorities are considered as judicial authorities: the Supreme Prosecutor's Office of the Czech Republic; high, regional, county and district prosecutors' offices; the City Prosecutor's Office in Prague; the City Prosecutor's Office in Brno; the Ministry of Justice of the Czech Republic; the Supreme Court of the Czech Republic; high, regional, county and district courts; the City Court in Prague and the City Court in Brno.
Period covered: 01/07/2006 - 30/06/2017
Articles concerned : 6

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 1 March 2006 - Or. Engl., updated by a Note Verbale from the Permanent Representation of the Czech Republic, dated 29 June 2017, registered at the Secretariat General on 30 June 2017 - Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 17, paragraph 4, of the Second Additional Protocol, the Czech Republic declares that:

a) the authority designated for receipt of a request for assistance referred to in Article 17, paragraph 1, of the Second Additional Protocol is :
Regional Prosecutor's Office in Prague
Husova 11
110 01 Praha 1
tel.: ++420/222 111 700
fax: ++420/222 220 075;
e-mail: podatelna@ksz.pha.justice.cz

b) the authority designated for receipt of notifications under Article 17, paragraph 2, of the Second Additional Protocol is :
Police Presidium of the Czech Republic
Strojnická 27
170 89 Praha 7
tel.: ++420/974 834 210
fax: ++420/974 834 716 or 974 834 718;
e-mail: sirene@pcr.cz

[Note by the Secretariat: Declaration updated by a Note Verbale from the Permanent Representation of the Czech Republic, dated 11 April 2018, registered at the Secretariat General on 12 April 2018 - Or. Engl.]

c) bodies of the Police of the Czech Republic and customs authorities are entitled to carry out cross-border observations under Article 17, paragraphs 1 and 2, of the Second Additional Protocol for the Czech Republic.
Period covered: 01/07/2006 -
Articles concerned : 17

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 1 March 2006 - Or. Engl., updated by a Note Verbale from the Permanent Representation of the Czech Republic, dated 29 June 2017, registered at the Secretariat General on 30 June 2017 - Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 18, paragraph 4, of the Second Additional Protocol, the Czech Republic declares that the authority competent for the purposes of Article 18 is:

Regional Prosecutor's Office in Prague
Husova 11
110 01 Praha 1
tel.: ++420/222 111 700
fax: ++420/222 220 075;
e-mail: podatelna@ksz.pha.justice.cz
Period covered: 01/07/2006 -
Articles concerned : 18

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 1 March 2006 - Or. Engl., updated by a Note Verbale from the Permanent Representation of the Czech Republic, dated 29 June 2017, registered at the Secretariat General on 30 June 2017 - Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 19, paragraph 4, of the Second Additional Protocol, the Czech Republic declares that the authority competent for the purposes of Article 19 is:

High Prosecutor's Office in Prague
námestí Hrdinu 1300
140 65 Praha 4
tel.: ++420/261 196 830
fax: ++420/261 196 851;
e-mail: podatelna@vsz.pha.justice.cz
Period covered: 01/07/2006 -
Articles concerned : 19

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 1 March 2006 - Or. Engl., updated by a Note Verbale from the Permanent Representation of the Czech Republic, dated 29 June 2017, registered at the Secretariat General on 30 June 2017 - Or. Engl.

Pursuant to Article 15, paragraph 8.d, of the European Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters as worded by Article 4 of the Second Additional Protocol, the Czech Republic declares that the authority competent for receipt and sending of requests under Article 20 of the Second Additional Protocol is:

Supreme Prosecutor's Office
Jezuitská 4
660 55 Brno
tel.: ++420/542 512 330
Fax: ++420/542 512 350;
e-mail: mo@nsz.brn.justice.cz
Period covered: 01/07/2006 -
Articles concerned : 20, 4

Declaration transmitted by a Note Verbale from the Permanent Representation of the Czech Republic, dated 30 September 2014, registered at the Secretariat General on 6 October 2014 - Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 15, paragraph 8.a, of the European Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters as amended by Article 4 of the Second Additional Protocol, the Czech Republic declares that copies of requests for mutual assistance have to be forwarded to the central authorities, namely a) the Supreme Prosecutor’s Office of the Czech Republic for requests originating from pre-trial proceedings; b) the Ministry of Justice of the Czech Republic for other requests.
Period covered: 06/10/2014 -
Articles concerned : 4

Declaration contained in a Note Verbale from the Permanent Representation of the Czech Republic, dated 29 June 2017, registered at the Secretariat General on 30 June 2017 - Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 24 of the European Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters as amended by Article 6 of the Second Additional Protocol, the Czech Republic declares that for the purposes of the Convention and its Additional Protocols, courts and public prosecution offices are considered as judicial authorities.
Period covered: 30/06/2017 -
Articles concerned : 6


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