Israel-Jordan Peace Treaty

Annex III

Combatting Crime and Drugs


Pursuant to Article 12 of the Treaty, Israel and Jordan have decided to co-operate in the following fields:
  1. Co-operation on Combating Dangerous Drugs

     

    1. The two Parties shall co-operate in fighting illicit drugs according to the legal system of their countries.

       

    2. The two Parties shall take all necessary measures to prevent drug smuggling between the two countries.

       

    3. The two Parties shall exchange information regarding drug trafficking and dealers' activities concerning the two countries.

       

    4. Information given by one of the Parties may not be shared with a third party without the consent of the Party which provided the information.

       

    5. The two Parties shall exchange and share the experience of fighting against drugs, including anti-drug education, prevention, treatment, rehabilitation programs, technical means and methods of concealment.

       

    6. In order to identify the persons involved in drug activities, the two Parties shall facilitate controlled deliveries of drugs between the two countries according to their laws.

       

    7. Drug law enforcement officers from both sides shall meet periodically to coordinate efforts pertaining to drug problems concerning the two countries.

       

    8. The two Parties shall maintain open channels of communication such as fax, telephone and telex for liaison purposes in drug matters concerning the two countries.

       

    9. The two Parties shall cooperate with the multilateral forums which deal with drug issues in the area.

       

    10. The two Parties shall cooperate in investigating procedures necessary for collecting evidence and indictment in cases against drug dealers which concern either or both countries.

       

    11. The two Parties shall exchange information regarding statistics on the type and number of drug crimes committed in each country including detailed information regarding suspected and convicted persons involved in these cases.

       

    12. The two Parties shall exchange all relevant information regarding the narcotic drug producing laboratories if revealed in either of the two countries, including structure, working methods and technical features of the laboratory as well as the type and trademark of the product.

       

    13. The cooperation described in this document will be carried out in accordance with the legal system of the two countries.

       

  2. Crime

    The Parties have agreed that the Agreements to be negotiated pursuant to Article 12 of the Treaty shall cover the following issues:

    Crime

     

    • Exchange of information concerning all aspects of smuggling, theft (including art objects, vehicles, national treasures, antiquities and documents), etc.
    • Apprehension of criminals and exchange of information including transmission of evidence in order to carry out judicial procedures in each of the two countries, subject ot the relevant treaties and regulations.

    General Cooperation

     

    • Exchange of information regarding technical matters.
    • Exchange of information regarding training and research.
    • Joint police research projects on topics of mutual interest to both countries.

    Additional Issues

     

    • Rescue.
    • Unintentional border crossing, fugitives from justice.
    • Notification of detention of nationals of the other country.
    • Establishment of a liaison mechanism between the sides.

  3. Cooperation on Forensic Science

     

    1. The two Parties shall cooperate on the subjects of criminal identification and forensic science.

       

    2. The two Parties shall share and exchange professional experience and training programmes, inter alia:

       

      1. Use of field kits for preliminary examinations
      2. Analysis of illicit drugs.
      3. Analysis of poisons and toxic materials.
      4. Forensic biology and DNA examinations.
      5. Toolmarks and materials examinations.
      6. Questionable documents examinations.
      7. Analysis of voice prints.
      8. Analysis of fire arms.
      9. Detection of latent fingerprints.
      10. Analysis of explosive traces.
      11. Examination for arson in laboratories.
      12. Identification of victims in mass disasters.
      13. Research and development in forensic science.