MAGYAR KÖZTÁRSASÁG KÜLÜGYMINISZTÉRIUMA
Budapest, 2 april 1996
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Hungary has the honour to acknowledge receipt of the Note Verbale of the Royal Netherlands Embassy No BDP/PA/912.3 of 28 March 1996, proposing “that the application of the European Convention on Extradition of 13 December 1957, in accordance with Article 27, paragraph 4, be extended to the Netherlands Antilles and Aruba, that the declarations and reservation that apply in relation between the Kingdom of the Netherlands, in respect of the Kingdom in Europe, and the Republic of Hungary shall also apply in relations between the Republic of Hungary and the Kingdom of the Netherlands in respect concerning Articles 6 and 21 as made by the Kingdom of the Netherlands upon ratification of the Convention on 14 February 1969 and as amended on 14 October 1987 shall apply to the Netherlands Antilles and Aruba respectively, with regard to the extradition of Netherlands nationals, only when the European Convention on the Transfer of Sentenced Persons, concluded in Strasbourg on 21 March 1983, becomes applicable to the Netherlands Antilles and Aruba respectively."
The Ministry has the honour to communicate that this proposal is acceptable to the Government of the Republic of Hungary and therefore agrees that the Note Verbale of the Embassy referred to above and this Note Verbale shall constitute an arrangement as provided for in Article 27, paragraph 4, of the Convention between the two Parties, and that it shall enter into force on the first day of the third month following the date on which the Embassy receives this Note Verbale.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs would therefore be grateful to the Embassy if it would communicate the date of reception of this Note Verbale and confirm thereby the date of the entry into force of this arrangement.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Hungary avails itself of this opportunity to renew to the Royal Netherlands Embassy the assurances of its highest consideration.