MONGOLIA CONSIDERS JOINING CONVENTION ON TRANSFER OF SENTENCED PERSONS

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The cabinet considered on Monday Mongolia’s joining the Convention on Transfer of Sentenced Persons of the Council of Europe, and resolved
to consult it with affiliated Standing committee.
The Convention has been ratified by governments of 47 European Union member states and by 19 non-members, including the USA, Australia and Japan, where our citizens work and study in relatively great numbers. By joining the Convention, Mongolia will exchange convicts with the Convention’s member-countries.
The Government is collaborating in exchanging the convicted and assisting in the transfer processes with several countries, where Mongolian nationals travel to on purposes of study, work and business, and have come to become subjects to criminal cases. Mongolia has signed bilateral agreements with seven countries so far, which legalized the convict-transferring procedures. As for the countries without any regulations regarding the procedures, it requires some diplomatic measures.
B.Amarsaikhan