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The progress of the Assembly’s monitoring procedure (September 2015-December 2016) and the periodic review of the honouring of obligations by Austria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France and Germany

Amendment No. 1 | Doc. 14213 Part 1 | 25 January 2017

Mr Axel FISCHER, Germany, EPP/CD ; Mr Thomas FEIST, Germany, EPP/CD ; Ms Gabriela HEINRICH, Germany, SOC ; Ms Mechthild RAWERT, Germany, SOC ; Mr Tobias ZECH, Germany, EPP/CD
2017 - First part-session
In the draft resolution, replace paragraph 13.6.5 with the following paragraph:

"welcomes the adoption of the Anti-Corruption Act as well as the Political Parties Act. It also welcomes the adoption and entry into force of the Council of Europe Criminal Law Convention on Corruption (ETS No. 173) and of the Additional Protocol thereto (ETS No. 191) as well as the Council of Europe Convention on Laundering, Search, Seizure and Confiscation of the Proceeds from Crime and on the Financing of Terrorism (ETS No. 198). In this context, it encourages Germany now to promptly ratify the Council of Europe Civil Law Convention on Corruption (ETS No. 174)."

Explanatory note

The instruments of ratification of the Conventions in the amendment are in the process of preparation. Their deposit is planned for the first half of 2017. The amendment also clarifies the current situation on the ratification process of the Council of Europe Civil Law Convention on Corruption (ETS No. 174).