Friday, April 5, 2013

India Signs Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty with Azerbaijan

A Treaty on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters was signed between India and Azerbaijan

India and Azerbaijan signed a Treaty on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters on 4th April, 2013 in New Delhi.

The Treaty was signed by Shri Sushilkumar Shinde, Home Minister, on behalf of the Republic of India and by Mr.Fikrat Mammadov, Minister of Justice, on behalf of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty is one of the significant legal instruments to improve and facilitate effectiveness of the contracting states in investigation and prosecution of transnational crime including terrorism by providing the necessary legal framework for rendering/receiving legal assistance in criminal matters

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