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 23/08/2019

Israel

Declaration contained in the instrument of accession deposited on 20 March 2006 - Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 4, paragraph 8, of the Second Additional Protocol, the Government of the State of Israel declares that all requests and other communications to it, as mentioned in Article 4, paragraphs 1 to 6, of the Second Additional Protocol, should be sent to the Ministry of Justice, Directorate of Courts, Department of Legal Assistance to Foreign Countries, P.O. Box 34142-91340, Jerusalem.
Period covered: 01/07/2006 -
Articles concerned : 4

Declaration contained in the instrument of accession deposited on 20 March 2006 - Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 4, paragraph 9, of the Second Additional Protocol (amending Article 15 of the European Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters), the Government of the State of Israel declares that at the present time it will accept requests for legal assistance by means of electronic telecommunication in circumstances of extreme urgency only. Acceptance of a request by electronic telecommunication is on condition that the reasons for such urgency are set forth in the request and that the requesting Party transmits, at the same time, the original request in the usual manner. Israel will not accept requests to serve procedural documents and judicial decisions where such requests are transmitted by electronic telecommunication, as this form of transmittal is, in any case, not suitable for such requests.

At the present time, urgent requests for legal assistance may be transmitted by fax transmission addressed to the Director of the Department of International Affairs of the Office of the State Attorney, Ministry of Justice at fax number (972-2-6287-668). All such requests should be headed "Urgent Request for Legal Assistance under the Second Additional Protocol".
Period covered: 01/07/2006 -
Articles concerned : 4

Declaration contained in the instrument of accession deposited on 20 March 2006 - Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 6 of the Second Additional Protocol, the Government of the State of Israel declares that for the purposes of the Convention and Protocol, the following authorities shall be considered Judicial Authorities:

- any competent court or tribunal
- the Attorney General of the State of Israel
- the State Attorney of the State of Israel
- the Director of the Department of International Affairs of the Ministry of Justice
- the Deputy Director of the Department of International Affairs of the Ministry of Justice.
Period covered: 01/07/2006 -
Articles concerned : 6

Declaration contained in the instrument of accession deposited on 20 March 2006 - Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 11, paragraph 4, of the Second Additional Protocol, the Government of the State of Israel reserves the right not to be bound by the conditions imposed by the providing Party under paragraph 2 of Article 11, unless it receives prior notice of the nature of the information to be provided and agrees to the transmission.
Period covered: 01/07/2006 -
Articles concerned : 11

Declaration contained in the instrument of accession deposited on 20 March 2006 - Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 13, paragraph 7, of the Second Additional Protocol, the Government of the State of Israel declares that the consent as mentioned in Article 13, paragraph 3, will be required prior to an agreement on temporary transfer of a person held in custody according to Article 13, paragraph 1.
Period covered: 01/07/2006 -
Articles concerned : 13

Declaration contained in the instrument of accession deposited on 20 March 2006 - Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 26, paragraph 5, of the Second Additional Protocol, the Government of the State of Israel declares that it requires that personal data transmitted to another Party will not be used by that Party for the purposes of paragraph 1 of Article 26 unless with its previous consent.
Period covered: 01/07/2006 -
Articles concerned : 26


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