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This Order may be cited as the European Convention on Extradition (Fiscal Offences) (Amendment) Order 2002 and shall come into force on 27th August 2002.

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Specified date

Specified date: 27 August 2002: see above.

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(1)    The European Convention on Extradition (Fiscal Offences) Order 2001 is amended as follows.

(2)    For article 1(2) and (3) substitute:

“(2)    The operation of this Order is limited to the United Kingdom, the Channel islands and the Isle of Man.“

(3)    In Schedule 3 (which names the States parties to the Protocol which have accepted Chapter II), at the appropriate point in alphabetical order, insert “Georgia”.

(4)    In Schedule 4 (which sets out the reservations and declarations made by States parties to the Protocol which have accepted Chapter II), at the appropriate point in alphabetical order insert—

“GEORGIA

In pursuance of Article 9, paragraph 2, Georgia declares that it does not accept Chapter V of this Protocol.

According to the legislation of Georgia, the competent body to review extradition cases is the General Prosecutor's Office of Georgia. Herewith the use of the diplomatic channels for extradition cases is not excluded.

Georgia will not be responsible for the application of the provisions of the Protocol on the territories of Abkhazia and Tskhinvali region until the full jurisdiction of Georgia is restored over these territories.“

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Specified date

Specified date: 27 August 2002: see art 1.

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Signature

A K Galloway

Clerk of the Privy Council

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EXPLANATORY NOTE

EXPLANATORY NOTE (This note is not part of the Order)

This Order amends the European Convention on Extradition (Fiscal Offences) Order 2001 by extending the territorial application of the Second Additional Protocol to the European Convention on Extradition to the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man. This Order also takes account of Georgia which has ratified the Second Additional Protocol to the European Convention on Extradition and which joins the States parties to the Protocol listed in Schedule 3 to the 2001 Order. It also adds the declarations and reservations made by Georgia to the State parties' reservations and declarations set out in Schedule 4 to the 2001 Order.

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