“Mutual Legal Assistance” (MLA) referred here means the cooperation on provision of evidence(s) necessary for a criminal investigation or prosecution of a foreign State, based on the request by that State.
If a request comes from a party to a MLAT/ MLAA (mutual legal assistant agreement) with
* Current MLAT/MLAA partners:
A State Party to a multi-lateral treaty to which
This section provides relevant laws and treaties for Mutual Legal Assistance.
International Affairs Division,
Criminal Affairs Bureau
Ministry of Justice
External Links Japanese Government International Bodies - UNODC MLAT Partners