Reservations and Declarations for Treaty No.198 - Council of Europe Convention on Laundering, Search, Seizure and Confiscation of the Proceeds from Crime and on the Financing of Terrorism

Nature of declaration : Declarations, Denunciations, Derogations
Status as of 15/09/2019

Turkey

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 2 May 2016 Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 53, paragraph 1, of the Convention, the Republic of Turkey declares that Article 9, paragraph 4, of the Convention applies only to the offences punishable by deprivation of liberty for a minimum of more than six months.
Period covered: 01/09/2016 -
Articles concerned : 9

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 2 May 2016 Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 17, paragraph 5, of the Convention, the Republic of Turkey declares that it shall apply Article 17 of the Convention only to the categories of offences specified in the list contained in the appendix to the Convention.
Period covered: 01/09/2016 -
Articles concerned : 17

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 2 May 2016 Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 53, paragraph 3, of the Convention, the Republic of Turkey declares that it shall apply Article 17 and 19 of the Convention only to the categories of offences specified in the list contained in the appendix to the Convention and in conformity with the principles of the Turkish domestic law.
Period covered: 01/09/2016 -
Articles concerned : 53

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 2 May 2016 Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 24, paragraph 3, of the Convention, the Republic of Turkey declares that Article 24, paragraph 2, of the Convention, applies only subject to its constitutional principles and the basic concepts of its legal system.
Period covered: 01/09/2016 -
Articles concerned : 24

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 2 May 2016 Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 53, paragraph 1, of the Convention, the Republic of Turkey declares that judicial documents, mentioned in Article 31, paragraph 2, of the Convention, shall be served only through the “Central Authority” on mutual assistance in criminal matters.
Period covered: 01/09/2016 -
Articles concerned : 31

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 2 May 2016 Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 35, paragraph 3, of the Convention, the Republic of Turkey declares that, all requests and supporting documents must be accompanied by their Turkish translations.
Period covered: 01/09/2016 -
Articles concerned : 35

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 2 May 2016 Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 42, paragraph 2, of the Convention, the Republic of Turkey declares that without its prior consent the information or evidence provided by it under this Convention shall not be used or forwarded by the authorities of the requesting Party in investigations or criminal proceedings other than those specified in the request.
Period covered: 01/09/2016 -
Articles concerned : 42


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