Agreement Between The European Union And Japan On Mutual Legal Assistance In Criminal Matters

2. The required State does everything in its power to make available to the requesting State objects, including criminal records, held by the required legislative, administrative or judicial authorities and their local authorities and which are not available to the public, to the same extent and under the same conditions as those available to the investigating and prosecuting authorities. 2. This agreement does not apply to extradition, transfer of criminal proceedings and enforcement of judgments other than the confiscation under Article 25 g) the term “product” of any property obtained or acquired directly or indirectly by the commission of an offence; – police, customs authorities and border guards in their capacity as provisional criminal investigation offices in criminal proceedings under the Criminal History Act, 3. The requesting state immediately returns the person who has been transferred to the required state, in accordance with what had been previously agreed, or as agreed by other means between the requesting state and the required state. 1. This agreement does not prevent a State from requesting aid or providing assistance in accordance with other applicable international conventions or in accordance with its applicable laws. 1. The central authorities of the Member States and Japan may consult to resolve the difficulties of enforcing a request and to facilitate prompt and effective assistance under this agreement and may decide on the necessary measures to do so. – after the case has been brought before a court (i.e. at the opening of criminal proceedings): the Ministry of Justice of the Czech Republic; 4. A request is, as far as possible and in relation to the assistance requested, the following: f) a description of the purpose of the requested assistance.

4. Before denying assistance under this section, the required state consults with the requesting state where the required state believes that the aid may be granted under certain conditions. If the requesting state accepts these conditions, the requesting state must comply with these conditions. 1. The required state bears all costs associated with the execution of an application, unless the requesting state agrees to do so and the state required.