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Treaty between Canada and Italy on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters

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Signed in Rome on December 6, 1990, the Treaty on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters between Italy and Canada, entered into force in Italy on December 1, 1995, with Law no. 124 of April 12, 1995.

The agreement establishes that each of the Contracting States, on the request of the other State, shall give the most comprehensive assistance in criminal proceedings and investigations of crimes.

The assistance includes:

- Notification of summons and legal documents

- The transmission of material evidence

- The interrogation of persons

- Taking of evidence, including perquisition and seizure

- The transfer of prisoners to witness or assist in the investigation

- The transmission of criminal judgment and certificates

- Any other form of assistance which is not prohibited by the law of the requested State.

It doesn't include the execution of arrest or detention or any other measure of restriction of personal freedom, the execution of penalties or other sanctions imposed in the requesting State.

Please see also:

Attorneys for Canadian companies in Italy

Tax treaty between Italy and Canada

What to do if you are arrested in Italy

The right to an interpreter in a criminal prosecution in Italy

Strasbourg Convention on the transfer of sentenced persons

Transfer of sentenced persons from Italy

International Criminal Lawyers in Italy

Lawyers in Rome 

For more informations, please contact Lawyers in Italy