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Name: Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act, 2003 (No. 6 of 2003).
Country: Kiribati
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2003-12-19
Entry into force:
ISN: KIR-2003-L-84055
Bibliography: Act on-line Act on-line PacLII, University of the South Pacific PDF PDF (consulted on 2010-07-05)
Abstract/Citation: The Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act 2003 implements, for Kiribati, part of an agreement made between the law officers of the Pacific Islands nations at Honiara in 1992. Its objects, as set out in clause 3, include:
- regulating the provision of assistance between Kiribati and foreign countries in connection with taking evidence, issuing search warrants, and making and enforcing orders under a foreign law relating to the forfeiture of proceeds of crime;
- making arrangements for persons to travel from or to Kiribati to give evidence in a criminal proceeding, or to assist in a criminal investigation.

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