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MUTUAL LEGAL ASSISTANCE TREATY (MLAT) IN CIVIL AND COMMERCIAL MATTERS

(i)List of the countries with whom the MLAT in Civil and Commercial matters is operational as a result of the exchange of the Instrument of Ratification:

S.No.CountrySignedExchange of the Instrument of Ratification
1. Bahrain13.01.2004 21.10.2010
2. France25.01.1988 07.12.2004
3. Russia03.10.2000 11.04.2006
4. Azerbaijan04.04.2013 12.08.2014
5. UAE31.10.1990 29.05.2000
6. Mongolia03.01.2001 15.02.2004

(ii) India has also signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with following seven countries:-Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)

S.No.CountryMoUsSigned
1. TurkeyMemorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Cooperation between Ministry of Law & Justice of the Republic of India and the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Turkey10.04.2002
2. ChinaMemorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Cooperation between Ministry of Law & Justice of the Republic of India and the Supreme People’s Prosecution Service of the People’s Republic of China.23.06.2003
3. RussiaMemorandum of Understanding on Cooperation between Ministry of Law & Justice of the Republic of India and the Ministry of Justice of The Russian Federation03.10.2000
4. QatarAgreement between the Government of the Republic of India and the Government of State of Qatar on Cooperation in the field of Legal Affairs.09.04.2012
5. MoroccoMoU for co-operation in the field of Law & Justice 02.04.2018
6. United KingdomSigning of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), between the Ministry of Justice of the United Kingdom and Ministry of Law & Justice, Government of the Republic of India concerning co-operation between both countries in the sphere of Law & Justice and establishing a joint Consultative Committee. 10.07.2018
7. UzbekistanThe Memorandum of Understanding between of Ministry of Justice of the Republic of India and the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Cooperation in the Sphere of Law & Justice.29.09.2018