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ExtraditionArticleIntroduction
LegalArticles:UAECriminalLaw
ByMr.HassanElhais‐LegalConsultantinDubai
TheheadInterpolofficeriselectedbyatwo/thirdmajorityofthedelegate.Eachcountryhas
theirowndelegatesinitscountry,theheadInterpolofficerisbasedinLyon,France,hecan
remaininofficeforaperiodof4years,andcanalsobere‐elected.
TheInterpolNoticeisaninternationalrequestbythejudicialsystemofacountryforthe
cooperationorsharingofseriouscrimerelatedinformationtoothermembercountries,
withouttheInterpolnoticeitwouldnotbepossibletofollowthecriminalsinthecountry.
TherearesevendifferenttypesofInterpolNoticeswhichareusedtoshareinformation
betweenitsmembers:
RED
Therednoticemeansthesuspectisaseriouscriminalandallowsthemembercountryto
Pursuethesuspect,keepinganeyeonhimandtemporarilyarrestinghimuntilhiscountryask
forhisdeliverythroughdiplomaticways.
Blue
Thebluenoticeisusedwhenthecountryislookingforasuspect,andtheydonotknowwhere
theyare.AbluenoticeissentthroughInterpol,andthecountrywherethesuspectresides
informstheothercountrythatthesuspectisintheirborders.
Green
Thegreennoticeisexactlyliketherednotice,itneedsthesamedocumentsastherednotice,
theonlydifferenceisthatthegreennoticerepresentsalessseriouscrimethantherednotice.
Orange
Whenacountrywantstowarnaboutasuspectoreventthatwillbeanimminentthreatto
publicsafety,theysharetheinformationregardingthesuspectusingtheorangenotice.For
example,whereanexpectedactofterrorismislikelytooccurinacountry,theothermember
stateofInterpolcanforewarnthattheeventislikelytooccur.
YellowNotice
Theyellownoticeisusedasameanstohelplocatemissingpersons,oftenminors,ortohelp
identifypersonswhoareunabletoidentifythemselves
Black
Bodiesfoundinthecountrybutnotcitizensinthecountry,soanycountrylookingforthem
knowsthat,thedeceasedbodyliesinthecountryinwhichitwasfound.
ChildrenNotification
Whenacountryislookingforachildtheyissueanoticethattheyarelookingforachild
throughInterpol.
ABOUTTHEAUTHOR:HassanElhais
AfterqualifyingasalawyerinhisnativeEgyptandyearsofsuccessfulpracticewithinthefield
ofcriminalandpubliclaw,Mr.ElhaismovedtoDubaiin2005andhasbeenpracticingasalegal
consultantinDubaisincethen.WorkingexclusivelywithAlRowaadAdvocates,Hassanisan
effectiveleaderofthecompany,thespokespersonanddrivingforce.Hassanhasastrong
ethicalstancewithregardstotheplaceofthelawfirmanditsworkonbehalfoftheclient,
fromclarityonthelegalprocessthroughtothefeesystem.
Specializinginthedraftingofallstatementofclaim,memosandconsultationwithregardstoall
kindoflitigation,HassanhasworkedhiswaythroughtheranksofAlRowaadAdvocatesfrom
joiningasLegalAdvisortohiscurrentroleasManagingPartner.MemberofEgyptBar
Association;MemberofInternationalBarAssociation;andRecommendedLawyerofEmbassy
ofUnitedStatesinAbuDhabi.
CopyrightHassanElhais
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