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European democracies facing up to terrorism

Order 555 (1999)

Parliamentary Assembly
Assembly debate on 20 September 1999 (25th Sitting) (see Doc. 8507, report of the Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights, rapporteur: Mr López Henares, and Doc. 8513, opinion of the Political Affairs Committee, rapporteur: Mrs Stanoiu). Text adopted by the Assembly on 23 September 1999 (30th Sitting).
1. The Assembly, having regard to its Recommendation 1426 (1999), instructs its Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights to make a study of the anti-terrorist laws of Council of Europe member states and, in particular, of statutory texts enabling the principle aut dedere aut iudicare ("either extradite or try") to be applied.
2. It instructs its President to transmit the above-mentionned recommendation to the Council of the European Union, the European Commission and the European Parliament