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

Germany

Declaration contained in a Note verbale from the Permanent Representation of Germany, dated 6 February 2015, deposited with the instrument of ratification on 20 February 2015 - Or. Engl./Fr.

In accordance with Article 4 of the Second Additional Protocol, the Federal Republic of Germany makes the following declaration:

The competent authority pursuant to Article 4 (6) second sentence is the Bundesamt für Justiz (Federal Office of Justice), which may be contacted at the following address:

Bundesamt für Justiz (Federal Office of Justice)
Adenauerallee 99-103
53113 Bonn
GERMANY
Tel.: + 49 (0)228 99 410 – 40
Fax: +49 (0)228 99 410 – 5591.
Period covered: 01/06/2015 -
Articles concerned : 4

Declaration contained in a Note verbale from the Permanent Representation of Germany, dated 6 February 2015, deposited with the instrument of ratification on 20 February 2015 - Or. Engl./Fr.

In accordance with Article 4 (8) (b), the Federal Republic of Germany declares that requests, except urgent requests, are to be addressed to the Federal Office of Justice.
Period covered: 01/06/2015 -
Articles concerned : 4

Declaration contained in a Note verbale from the Permanent Representation of Germany, dated 6 February 2015, deposited with the instrument of ratification on 20 February 2015 - Or. Engl./Fr.

In accordance with Article 4 (8) (d), the Federal Republic of Germany declares that requests by administrative authorities are always to be addressed to the Federal Office of Justice, i.e. also in urgent cases.
Period covered: 01/06/2015 -
Articles concerned : 4

Declaration contained in a Note verbale from the Permanent Representation of Germany, dated 6 February 2015, deposited with the instrument of ratification on 20 February 2015 - Or. Engl./Fr.

In accordance with Article 6 of the Second Additional Protocol, the Federal Republic of Germany up-dates its declaration in respect of Article 24 of the Convention and defines what authorities it will, for the purpose of the Convention, deem judicial authorities. These are as follows:

das Bundesministerium der Justiz und für Verbraucherschutz (Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection), Berlin
das Bundesamt für Justiz (Federal Office of Justice), Bonn
der Bundesgerichtshof (Federal Court of Justice), Karlsruhe
der Generalbundesanwalt beim Bundesgerichtshof (Federal Prosecutor-General at the Federal Court of Justice), Karlsruhe
das Justizministerium Baden-Württemberg (Ministry of Justice of Land Baden-Württemberg), Stuttgart
das Bayerische Staatsministerium der Justiz (Bavarian Ministry of Justice), Munich
die Senatsverwaltung für Justiz und Verbraucherschutz (Senate Department for Justice and Consumer Protection), Berlin
das Ministerium der Justiz und für Europa und Verbraucherschutz des Landes Brandenburg (Ministry of Justice and for Europe and Consumer Protection of Land Brandenburg), Potsdam
der Senator für Justiz und Verfassung (Senator of Justice and Constitution), Bremen
die Behörde für Justiz und Gleichstellung der Freien und Hansestadt Hamburg (Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg Ministry of Justice and Equalities)
das Hessische Ministerium der Justiz (Hessian Ministry of Justice), Wiesbaden
das Justizministerium Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (Ministry of Justice of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania), Schwerin
das Niedersächsische Justizministerium (Ministry of Justice of Lower Saxony), Hannover
das Justizministerium des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen (Ministry of Justice of North Rhine-Westphalia), Düsseldorf
das Ministerium der Justiz und für Verbraucherschutz des Landes Rheinland-Pfalz (Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection of the State of Rhineland-Palatinate), Mainz
das Ministerium der Justiz des Saarlandes (Ministry of Justice of Saarland), Saarbrücken
das Sächsische Staatsministerium der Justiz (Saxon State Ministry of Justice), Dresden
das Ministerium für Justiz und Gleichstellung des Landes Sachsen-Anhalt (Ministry of Justice and Gender Equality, Saxony-Anhalt), Magdeburg
das Ministerium für Justiz, Kultur und Europa des Landes Schleswig-Holstein (Ministry of Justice, Cultural and European Affairs Schleswig-Holstein), Kiel
Thüringer Ministerium für Justiz (Thuringian Ministry of Justice), Erfurt
die Oberlandesgerichte (the higher regional courts)
die Landgerichte (the regional courts)
die Amtsgerichte (the local courts)
die Generalstaatsanwaltschaften/die Staatsanwaltschaften bei den Oberlandesgerichten (offices of the public prosecutors general)
die Staatsanwaltschaften/Staatsanwaltschaften bei den Landgerichten (public prosecution offices)
die Zentrale Stelle der Landesjustizverwaltungen zur Aufklärung nationalsozialistischer Verbrechen (Central Office of the Land Judicial Authorities for the Investigation of National Socialist Crimes), Ludwigsburg.
Period covered: 01/06/2015 -
Articles concerned : 6

Declaration contained in a Note verbale from the Permanent Representation of Germany, dated 6 February 2015, deposited with the instrument of ratification on 20 February 2015 - Or. Engl./Fr.

In accordance with Article 17 (4), Article 18 (4) and Article 19 (4) of the Second Additional Protocol, the Federal Republic of Germany designates the Bundesamt für Justiz (Federal Office of Justice) as the authority that is competent for the purposes of these Articles. The Federal Office of Justice may be contacted at the following address:

Bundesamt für Justiz (Federal Office of Justice)
Adenauerallee 99-103
53113 Bonn
Allemagne
Tel. : +49 (0)228 99 410 – 40
Fax : +49 (0)228 99 410 – 5591

In urgent cases, requests on the basis of Articles 17, 18 and 19 may also be made to the Federal Criminal Police Office, which may be contacted at the following address:

Bundeskriminalamt (Federal Criminal Police Office)
65173 Wiesbaden
Email : mail@bka.bund.de
Tel. : +49 (0)611 55 – 13101
Fax : +49 (0)611 55 – 12141.
Period covered: 01/06/2015 -
Articles concerned : 17, 18, 19


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