Reservations and Declarations for Treaty No.185 - Convention on Cybercrime

Nature of declaration : Declarations, Denunciations, Derogations
Status as of 21/10/2017

Japan

Declaration contained in a letter from the Consul General of Japan deposited with the instrument of acceptance on 3 July 2012

In accordance with Article 40 and Article 2 (Illegal access) of the Convention, the Government of Japan requires that the offences established pursuant to Article 2 be commited by infringing security measures and in relation to a computer system that is connected to another computer system.
Period covered: 01/11/2012 -
Articles concerned : 2

Declaration contained in a letter from the Consul General of Japan deposited with the instrument of acceptance on 3 July 2012

In accordance with Article 40 and Article 3 (Illegal interception) of the Convention, the Government of Japan requires that the offences established pursuant to Article 3 be committed in relation to a computer system that is connected to another computer system, and that, in addition, be committed with dishonest intent as far as the offences set forth in Article 109-2 (Decoding the content of cipher communications) of the Radio Law (Law No. 131, 1950) are concerned.
Period covered: 01/11/2012 -
Articles concerned : 3

Declaration contained in a letter from the Consul General of Japan deposited with the instrument of acceptance on 3 July 2012

In accordance with Article 42 and Article 29 (Expedited preservation of stored computer data), paragraph 4 of the Convention, the Government of Japan reserves the right to refuse the request for preservation under Article 29 in cases where it has reasons to believe that at the time of disclosure the condition of dual criminality cannot be fulfilled.
Period covered: 01/11/2012 -
Articles concerned : 29

Declaration contained in a letter from the Consul General of Japan deposited with the instrument of acceptance on 3 July 2012

In accordance with Article 40 and Article 27 (Procedures pertaining to mutual assistance requests in the absence of applicable international agreements), paragraph 9.e of the Convention, for reasons of efficiency, requests made to the Government of Japan under the said paragraph are to be addressed to the central authorities of the Government of Japan.
Period covered: 01/11/2012 -
Articles concerned : 27


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