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

Nature of declaration : Declarations, Denunciations, Derogations
Status as of 23/10/2017

United States of America

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 29 September 2006 - Or. Engl.

The United States of America declares, pursuant to Articles 2 and 40, that under United States law, the offenses set forth in Article 2 ("Illegal access") includes an additional requirement of intent to obtain computer data.
Period covered: 01/01/2007 -
Articles concerned : 2

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 29 September 2006 - Or. Engl.

The United States of America declares, pursuant to Articles 6 and 40, that under United States law, the offense set forth in paragraph (1) (b) of Article 6 ("Misuse of devices") includes a requirement that a minimum number of items be possessed. The minimum number shall be the same as that provided for by applicable United States federal law.
Period covered: 01/01/2007 -
Articles concerned : 6

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 29 September 2006 - Or. Engl.

The United States of America declares, pursuant to Articles 7 and 40, that under United States law, the offense set forth in Article 7 ("Computer-related forgery") includes a requirement of intent to defraud.
Period covered: 01/01/2007 -
Articles concerned : 7

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 29 September 2006 - Or. Engl.

The United States of America declares, pursuant to Articles 27 and 40, that requests made to the United States under paragraph 9(e) of Article 27 ("Procedures pertaining to mutual assistance requests in the absence of applicable international agreements") are to be addressed to its central authority for mutual assistance.
Period covered: 01/01/2007 -
Articles concerned : 27


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