About entry into force of the Treaty between the Republic of Kazakhstan and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland on mutual legal assistance in criminal matters

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The Treaty between the Republic of Kazakhstan and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland on mutual legal assistance in criminal matters signed during the official visit of the Head of State to the United Kingdom on November 3, 2015 entered into force on April 4, 2016 in Kazakhstan and in the United Kingdom.

The treaty was ratified by the parliaments of both countries in February this year.

The Treaty regulates the matters on  legal assistance in criminal matters and provides a full set of proceedings necessary to prove the guilt of the person who committed the crime, including the confiscation of property and proceeds of crime.

The international document is an important step in rapprochement of Kazakh-British cooperation in the fight against crime, ensuring the rule of law and order. Its implementation will enhance the effectiveness of the law enforcement agencies of the two countries in the field of prevention and detection of crime.

The press service of the Prosecutor General’s office.

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