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IV- MUTUAL LEGAL ASSISTANCE CONCERNING EXECUTION OF DECISIONS ON SEIZURE AND CONFISCATION AND RECOVERY OF ASSETS :

a) Decisions regarding seizure and confiscation of assets abroad rendered in investigations and proceedings concerning offences of production and trade of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances (Turkish Criminal Code, art. 188), laundering proceeds from crime (Turkish Criminal Code, art. 282), organized crimes and corruption offences could be requested to be executed in the party states within the framework of;

UN Convention against Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances of 1988
UN Convention against Transnational Organized Crime
Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children, Supplementing the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime
Protocol against the Smuggling of Migrants by Land, Sea and Air, Supplementing the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime
UN Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism
UN Convention on the Fight against Corruption
Council of Europe Convention on Laundering, Search, Seizure and Confiscation of the Proceeds from Crime
Criminal Law Convention against Corruption of the Council of Europe
European Convention on the International Validity of Criminal Judgments
Criminal Law Convention against Corruption of the Council of Europe

b) In the case where recovery of assets which have been obtained from corruption offences and taken abroad is requested, request should be made within the provisions of articles between 51-29 of section V of the UN Convention against Corruption which is the sole convention in this field.

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Similar requests from foreign judicial authorities are also executed in our country within the framework of the same conventions.

d) In this respect, letters rogatory drawn for providing search, seizure and confiscation after detection of the abroad assets of the suspects or accused persons in abroad-connected economic, financial and organized crimes should be drawn by referring to the abovementioned convention and its relevant provisions according to the subject as well as the European Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters or bilateral agreements, and conveyed to our Ministry in duplicate.
   
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I-
GENERAL INFORMATION
   
II-
PREPARATION OF INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL ROGATORY DOCUMENTS
   
III- MATTERS TO BE PAID ATTENTION IN PREPARING LEGAL ASSISTANCE REQUEST FOR CERTAIN CRIMES
   
V- MATTERS TO BE PAID ATTENTION IN THE ROGATORY REQUESTS OF FOREIGN STATES
   
VI- OBTAINING INFORMATION ON REGISTRY, CRIMINAL RECORD, ADDRESS, ECONOMICAL/SOCIAL STATUS AND ENTRANCE TO-EXIT FROM THE COUNTRY
   
VII- RETURN OF PASSPORTS TO FOREIGNERS
   
VIII- NOTIFICATION OF DEATH EVENTS OF FOREIGNERS
   
IX- INTERNATIONAL ROGATORY PROCEEDINGS IN THE CRIMES COMMITTED IN THE INTERNET ENVIRONMENT
   
 
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