Status regarding Budapest Convention

Status regarding Budapest Convention

Status : Party Declarations and reservations : Declarations: regarding Articles 24, 27, 35 Reservations: 2 reservations regarding Articles 14, 20 and 16,29 See legal profile

Cybercrime policies/strategies

Liechtenstein is currently establishing a Cybersecurity Strategy and is strongly engaged in fulfilling the obligations that stem from the Budapest Convention, such as mutual legal assistance and international cooperation on a bi- and multilateral basis.

In its Government Agenda 2017-2021, the Government of Liechtenstein has identified Cybercrime as one of the main legal challenges. The goal of the Government is to accelerate legal procedures to meet the challenges that are posed by Cybercrime.

Specialised institutions

Office of Justice

National Police

Financial Market Authority


Based on the Data Protection Act Liechtenstein established a Data Protection Office. The Data Protection Office advises private persons, institutions, associations and companies as well as public institutions and is also responsible to authorize video surveillance on public grounds.

Jurisprudence/case law