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 19/08/2019

Finland

Declaration contained in the instrument of acceptance and in a letter from the Minister of Justice of Finland, deposited simultenaously on 16 April 2014 – Or. Engl.

Pursuant to Article 4, paragraph 6, of the Protocol, the Republic of Finland declares that it deems the Legal Register Centre to be the competent Finnish authority for the purposes of paragraph 6 of Article 4.
Period covered: 01/08/2014 -
Articles concerned : 4

Declaration contained in the instrument of acceptance and in a letter from the Minister of Justice of Finland, deposited simultenaously on 16 April 2014 – Or. Engl.

Pursuant to Article 24 of the European Convention on Mutual Assistance in criminal matters of 1959, as amended by Article 6 of the Protocol, the Republic of Finland declares that it deems the following to be the Finnish judicial authorities for the purpose of the Convention:

- the Ministry of Justice,
- the District Courts (käräjäoikeus/tingsrätt), the Courts of Appeal (hovioikreus/hovrätt) and the Supreme Court (korkein oikeus/högsta domstolen),
- the public prosecutors,
- the police authorities, the customs authorities as well as the border guard officers in their capacity of criminal investigation authorities under the Criminal Investigation Act of 22 July 2011 (805/2011).
Period covered: 01/08/2014 -
Articles concerned : 6

Declaration contained in the instrument of acceptance and in a letter from the Minister of Justice of Finland, deposited simultenaously on 16 April 2014 – Or. Engl.

Pursuant to Article 19, paragraph 4, of the Protocol, the Republic of Finland declares that, for the purposes of paragraph 2 of Article 19, it deems, in accordance with Chapter 10, sections 31 and 35 of the Coercive Measures Act (806/2011), the chief of the National Bureau of Investigation and the chief of the Security Intelligence Service to be the competent Finnish authorities who may decide on compliance with requests concerning covert investigations.
Period covered: 01/08/2014 -
Articles concerned : 19


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