ROYAL NETHERLANDS EMBASSY
38 Hyde Park Gate
London SW7 5DP
London, 26 January 1994
The Royal Netherlands Embassy presents its compliments tot the Ice landic Ministry of Foreign Affairs and has with reference to the Embassy's Note of 7 Jury 1993 and the Ministry's Note of 27 Decem ber 1993, the honour to propose 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 reservations that apply in relations with the Kingdom of the Netherlands, in respect of the Kingdom in Europe, and Iceland shall also apply in relations between Iceland and the King dom of the Netherlands in respect of the Netherlands Antilles and Aruba, and that the declaration 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.
If this proposal is acceptable to the Government of Iceland the Embassy has the honour further to propose that this Note and the Ministry's affirmative reply, shall constitute an arrangement as provided for in article 27, paragraph 4, of the Convention, which shall enter into force on the first day of the third month following the date on which the Embassy receives the Ministry’s reply.
The Royal Netherlands Embassy avails itself of this opportunity to renew to the Icelandic Ministry of Foreign Affairs the assurances of its highest consideration.