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Article Comparison - European Convention on Offences relating to Cultural Property

Section II
Jurisdiction

Article 13

1. Each Party shall take the necessary measures in order to establish its competence to prosecute any offence relating to cultural property:

a. committed on its territory, including its internal and territorial waters, or in its airspace;

b. committed on board a ship or an aircraft registered in it;

c. committed outside its territory by one of its nationals;

d. committed outside its territory by a person having his/her habitual residence on its territory;

e. committed outside its territory when the cultural property against which that offence was directed belongs to the said Party or one of its nationals;

f. committed outside its territory when it was directed against cultural property originally found within its territory.

2. In the cases referred to in paragraph 1, subparagraphs d and f, a Party shall not be competent to institute proceedings in respect of an offence relating to cultural property committed outside its territory unless the suspected person is on its territory.