According to a statement from the Federal Office of Justice (FOJ), the agreement provides an international basis in which the two countries can cooperate to detect and prosecute international criminal activities such as corruption and money laundering. The wide range of mutual criminal assistance is an important element of criminal justice support in the requesting country. « We will also work with the Swiss authorities to access the available data, » he said. « With this legal framework, we will finally get there. » He added that the GwG agreement between Indonesia and Switzerland was a remarkable achievement of mutual criminal assistance, given that the country is the largest financial center in Europe. The agreement, based on Indonesia`s proposal, follows the retroactive principle. Laoly also stressed the importance of international agreements as a legal platform for the elimination of corruption and the confiscation of national assets stolen by corruption workers. It also comes just a few months after Switzerland and Indonesia signed a free trade agreement guaranteeing, among other things, an equal level of patent protection for Swiss and Indonesian products produced in the Asian country. The treaty makes explicit reference to human rights: if there is a suspicion of a violation of fundamental rights, writes the BJ, Switzerland can refuse to grant aid. Yasonna said the government was working to strike similar deals with other countries, including Serbia, that allowed local authorities to capture longtime refugee Maria Pauline Lumowa, although there were no formal extradition and MLA agreements between the two nations. The House of Representatives on Tuesday adopted a bill to ratify a mutual legal assistance treaty (GwG) with Switzerland, hailed by officials as a step forward against money laundering practices in the country. Ahmad also said the GwG agreement should also resolve other related issues, such as.
B data protection provisions. Then, prosecute, freeze, confiscate, confiscate the results and tools used to commit an offense, request documents relating to a criminal offense, lock someone up for questioning and confrontation, call witnesses and experts to make statements, and you will provide other supports, in accordance with the agreement, that do not break the law in the country requested by the government. . . .