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Law Enforcement:  Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters

Treaty signed at Washington January 28, 1988; transmitted by the President of the United States of America to the Senate March 29, 1988 (Treaty Doc. 100-16, 100th Congress, 2d Session); reported favorably by the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations July 25, 1989 (Senate Executive Report No. 101-11, 101st Congress, 1st Session); Advice and consent to ratification by the Senate October 24, 1989; Ratified by the President January 2, 1990; Ratified by Belgium March 4, 1998; Ratifications exchanged at Brussels November 29, 1999; entered into force January 1, 2000. With attachment.

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The Lessons of 1989: Freedom and Our Future