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GENERAL DATA
Type of Agreement
Bilateral
Official Title
Agreement on mutual legal assistance between the European Union and the United States of America
Place of Signature
Washington DC
Date of Signature
25/06/2003
Date of Entry Into Force
01/02/2010
Duration
Indefinite
Objective of Agreement
The Contracting Parties undertake, in accordance with the provisions of this Agreement, to provide for enhancements to cooperation and mutual legal assistance.
Remarks
In June 2003, during the EU-US Summit two criminal judicial cooperation agreements on Mutual Legal Assistance and Extradition were signed. In addition, contacts have been established between the EU body for judicial cooperation in criminal matters EUROJUST and US law enforcement authorities and a cooperation agreement is under negotiation. The EU and the US further signed an agreement on the transfer of passenger data in May 2004.
OJ Number
L181
OJ Date
19/07/2003
OJ Page
34
Parties to the Agreement
European Union
United States of America
Authentic Texts
Greek
English
Swedish
German
Spanish
French
Italian
Finnish
Danish
Dutch
Portuguese
Subject Matters
7216.1615-North America
767-Justice, freedom and security
Clause(s)
Management
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Relation and Association with Other Agreements
5461-Agreement on extradition between the European Union and the United States of America