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 21/11/2019

Georgia

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 10 January 2014 – Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 3, paragraph 2, of the Convention, Georgia declares that Article 3, paragraph 1, shall be applied only in so far as the offence is punishable by deprivation of liberty for a maximum of more than one year.
Period covered: 01/05/2014 -
Articles concerned : 3

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 10 January 2014 – Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 24, paragraph 3, of the Convention, Georgia declares that Article 24, paragraph 2, shall be applied only subject to the constitutional principles and to the basic concepts of the legal system of Georgia.
Period covered: 01/05/2014 -
Articles concerned : 24

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 10 January 2014 – Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 35, paragraph 1, of the Convention, Georgia declares that it will accept and execute requests received by electronic or other means of telecommunication, if the request is urgent and its authenticity is undisputed, provided the requesting authority subsequently submits the original of the request within the period specified by the requested authority.
Period covered: 01/05/2014 -
Articles concerned : 35

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 10 January 2014 – Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 35, paragraph 3, of the Convention, Georgia declares that requests and documents supporting such requests should be accompanied by a translation into the Georgian language or into one of the official languages of the Council of Europe if these requests and documents are not made in these languages.
Period covered: 01/05/2014 -
Articles concerned : 35

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 10 January 2014 – Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 42, paragraph 2, of the Convention, Georgia declares that, without its prior consent, information and documents provided by it under Chapter IV of the Convention may not be used or transmitted by the authorities of the requesting Party in investigations or proceedings other than those specified in the request.
Period covered: 01/05/2014 -
Articles concerned : 42

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 10 January 2014 – Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 53, paragraph 2, Georgia declares that the Financial Monitoring Service of Georgia (FMS) shall adopt the measures defined in Article 47 as far as the legislation of Georgia permits.
Period covered: 01/05/2014 -
Articles concerned : 53


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