Reservations and Declarations for Treaty No.024 - European Convention on Extradition

Nature of declaration : Declarations, Denunciations, Derogations
Status as of 09/12/2019


Declaration contained in a Note Verbale from the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Latvia dated 17 April 1997, handed to the Secretary General at the time of deposit of the instrument of ratification, on 2 May 1997 - Or. Engl.

In pursuance of paragraph 1 of Article 6 of the Convention on Extradition of 1957, the Republic of Latvia defines that within the meaning of this Convention, the term "nationals" relates to the citizens of the Republic of Latvia and non-citizens who are subjects of the Law on the Status of Former USSR Citizens who are not Citizens of Latvia or any other State.
Period covered: 31/07/1997 -
Articles concerned : 6

Declaration contained in a letter from the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Latvia, dated 13 December 2005, registered at the Secretariat General on 3 January 2006 – Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 28, paragraph 3, of the European Convention on Extradition, the Republic of Latvia declares that, since 30 June 2004, the Republic of Latvia does not apply the Convention and its Protocols in its relations with the Member States of the European Union, but applies the national legislation which implements Council Framework Decision of 13 June 2002 on the European arrest warrant and the surrender procedures between Member States (2002/584/JHA).
Period covered: 03/01/2006 -
Articles concerned : 28

[Note by the Secretariat: See also the declaration made by Latvia to Article 3 of the Fourth Additional Protocol to the Convention (CETS No. 212), on 24 February 2014.]
Period covered: 01/06/2014 -
Articles concerned : 14

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