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Chapter 3
The role of treaties

The differing nature of extradition and mutual assistance treaties

3.3There are two major differences between the way treaties interact with domestic legislation in relation to mutual assistance and extradition that are important to the way in which we have drafted the proposed Bills:

52Scheme Relating to Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters within the Commonwealth including amendments made by Law Ministers in April 1990, November 2002, October 2005 and July 2011 [Harare Scheme].
53Financial Action Task Force International Standards on Combating Money Laundering and the Financing of Terrorism & Proliferation (February 2012).
54See for instance United Nations Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime 2225 UNTS 209 (opened for signature 15 November 2000, entered into force 29 September 2003), art 18(4).
55See for instance United Nations Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime, above n 54, art 18(17).
56See for instance United Nations Convention against Corruption 2349 UNTS 41 (opened for signature 21 October 2003, entered into force 14 December 2005), art 46(18).