DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
The Department of Foreign Affairs presents its compliments to the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, and has the honour to confirm receipt of Note no. 52 of 8 February 1999 concerning the proposal with reference to article 41, paragraph 2 of the Convention based on Article K.3 of the Treaty on European Union, on the establishment of a European Police Office (Europol Convention, 26 July 1995) that the privileges and immunities necessary for the proper performance of the tasks of the liaison officers at Europol be agreed upon as set out in the Attachment.
The Department of Foreign Affairs has the honour to inform the Embassy that the Government of Ireland agrees to the contents of the above-mentioned Note, and that the Embassy's Note and this Note expressing the agreement of the Government of Ireland shall constitute an Agreement between Ireland and the Kingdom of the Netherlands, which shall enter into force on the first day of the month following the day on which both Parties have informed each other in writing that the legal requirements for entry into force have been complied with.
The Department of Foreign Affairs avails itself of this opportunity to renew to the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands the assurances of its highest consideration.
Dublin, 11 February 1999