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AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE REPUBLIC OF CHINA (TAIWAN) AND THE REPUBLIC OF EL SALVADOR ON POLICE COOPERATION
1.Signed on December 19, 2017 and November 17, 2017 Entered into force on December 19, 2017
The Republic of China (Taiwan) and the Republic of El Salvador,
hereinafter referred to individually as a “ Party ” and
collectively as the “ Parties ”;
WISHING to promote cooperation between law enforcement
authorities of both countries;
BEING concerned about policing development and prevention of
ACTING on the principle of equality and reciprocity;
Hereby have agreed as follows:
1.1 The competent authorities that conclude and implement this
(a) The National Police Agency of the Ministry of the Interior
of the Republic of China (Taiwan); and
(b) The National Civil Police of the Ministry of Justice and
Public Security of the Republic of El Salvador.
1.2 The Parties shall dedicate themselves to engaging in
exchange activities and cooperation in accordance with their
respective domestic laws, as set out in the provisions of
this Agreement and as required by their official
responsibilities and functions.
This Agreement sets out the framework for cooperation between
the Parties in developing police cooperation and combating
Scope of Cooperation
The Parties agree to seek possibility of cooperation in the
(a) The exchange of personnel visiting;
(b) The exchange of personnel for study purposes;
(c) Training program of police professional techniques;
(d) The exchange of working experience and technical assistance;
(e) The sharing and exchange of information in the area of law
(f) Cooperation in combating transnational crimes;
(g) To implement other areas of cooperation as agreed upon by
Forms of Cooperation
To ensure the effective implementation of this Agreement, the
Parties shall cooperate as follows:
(a) To exchange business visits;
(b) To attend the entrance selection of policing-related
universities or graduate schools;
(c) To invite personnel to participate in training programs;
(d) To provide the consultation of law enforcement skills and
the assistance of forensic techniques;
(e) To protect any information provided by the other Party
pursuant to this Agreement from any unauthorized disclosure;
(f) To combat transnational crimes through the exchange of
information, cooperation of investigation, and conduct of
Settlement of Disputes
Any dispute arising out of the interpretation or implementation
of this Agreement will be settled amicably through consultation
or negotiation between the Parties.
Relations of this Agreement with other International Instruments
This Agreement shall not prejudice the rights and obligations
stemming from other international instruments to which both
countries are parties to.
The expenses incurred in the implementation of this Agreement
will be borne by the respective Parties, unless otherwise agreed
upon by the Parties.
The competent authorities, in the course of their cooperation
in accordance with this Agreement, will use English and Spanish
as the medium of communication.
Entry into Force, Termination and Amendment
9.1 This Agreement will enter into effect on the date of the
last signature of the Parties thereof.
9.2 This Agreement will remain in effect until terminated by
either Party giving six months written notification in
advance to the other Party of its intention to terminate it.
9.3 This Agreement may be amended by mutual consultation between
IN WITNESS WHEREOF the undersigned, being duly authorized by
their respective Governments, have signed this Agreement.
DONE in duplicate in the Chinese, English and Spanish Languages,
all texts being equally authentic. In case of any divergence of
interpretation, the English text shall prevail.
For the Republic of For the Republic of
China (Taiwan) El Salvador
Yeh Jiunn-rong Mauricio Ernesto Ramirez
Minister of the Interior Landaverde
Minister of Justice and
Date: 17 Nov. 2017 Date: 19 Dic. 2017
Place: Taipei, Taiwan Place: Antiguo Cuscatlan,