MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
The Hague, 3 November 2009
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands presents its compliments to the International Criminal Police Organization – INTERPOL (ICPO-INTERPOL) and has the honour to propose, with reference to the Co-operation Agreement between Interpol and the European Police Office of 5 November 2001 (hereinafter “the Agreement”), and in view of 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 referred to in Article 4 of the Agreement, be agreed upon as set out in the Attachment.
If this proposal is acceptable to ICPO-INTERPOL, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs proposes that this note and the affirmative note of the Organization shall constitute an Agreement between the Kingdom of the Netherlands and ICPO-INTERPOL, which shall be applied provisionally from the day on which this affirmative note has been received by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and which shall enter into force on the first day of the second month following the date on which the Kingdom of the Netherlands and ICPO-INTERPOL have informed each other that the formalities required for the entry into force have been complied with.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs avails itself of this opportunity to renew to ICPO-INTERPOL the assurances of its highest consideration.
International Criminal Police Organization – INTERPOL