Mutual Legal Assistance Treaties

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Mutual Legal Assistance Treaties

In the United States

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Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty With Jordan in 2013

United States views on international law [1] in relation to Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty With Jordan: On October 1, 2013, the governments of the United States of America and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan signed a Treaty on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters (“MLAT”). The U.S.-Jordan MLAT is subject to ratification by each party and will enter into force upon the exchange of instruments of ratification.

Mutual Assistance in relation to Inter-American Treaties, Conventions and Agreements adopted within the framework of the OAS

The Organization of American States (a list of Members of the Organization of American States is here) adopted the following international instruments regarding Mutual Assistance:

  • Mutual Assistance, Disaster Cases: Inter-American Convention to Facilitate Disaster Assistance,
  • Mutual Assistance, Penal: See Judicial Cooperation, Criminal Matters (Inter-American Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters and the Optional Protocol related to the Inter-American Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters)
  • Mutual Assistance, Public Health: Additional Protocol to the Pan-American Sanitary Code,
  • Mutual Assistance, Security: See Hemispheric Security (Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance (Rio Treaty) and the Protocol of Amendment to the Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance (Rio Treaty))



  1. Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty With Jordan in the Digest of United States Practice in International Law


See Also

Further Reading

  • Information about Mutual Legal Assistance Treaties in the Encyclopedia of World Trade: from Ancient Times to the Present (Cynthia Clark Northrup)


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