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

Nature of declaration : Declarations, Denunciations, Derogations
Status as of 16/09/2019

France

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 6 February 2012 - Or. Fr.

In accordance with Article 15, paragraph 8(d), of the Convention, France declares that the following types of request shall be addressed to the Ministry of Justice, Directorate of Criminal Affairs and Pardons:

– requests for mutual assistance relating to the procedures mentioned in Article 1, paragraph 3, of the Convention; and
– requests for mutual assistance from a competent authority of the requesting State other than a judicial authority.
Period covered: 01/06/2012 -
Articles concerned : 4

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 6 February 2012 - Or. Fr.

In accordance with Article 15, paragraph 8(d), of the Convention, France declares that requests for mutual assistance requiring co-ordinated enforcement in several member States of the European Union may also, where requests addressed to France are concerned, be forwarded through the intermediary of the French national member of the Eurojust judicial co-operation unit.
Period covered: 01/06/2012 -
Articles concerned : 4

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 6 February 2012 - Or. Fr.

In accordance with Article 15, paragraph 6, of the Convention, France declares that requests for copies of convictions and measures as set out in Article 4 of the Second Additional Protocol to the Convention can be sent directly to the courts which issued the decisions in question.
Period covered: 01/06/2012 -
Articles concerned : 4

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 6 February 2012 - Or. Fr.

In accordance with Article 15, paragraph 9, of the Convention, France declares that it will accept requests for mutual judicial assistance or any other communication effected under this Convention through any channels which permit access to a written record under conditions enabling it to verify its authenticity.
Period covered: 01/06/2012 -
Articles concerned : 4

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 6 February 2012 - Or. Fr.

In accordance with Article 9, paragraph 9, of the Second Additional Protocol, France declares that it will not apply the provisions of this article to hearings of prosecuted persons during appearances before the trial court.
Period covered: 01/06/2012 -
Articles concerned : 9


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