At January 22 representatives of the countries member of the Joint Investigation Team signed a memorandum of understanding regarding financial support for the prosecution.
The countries will each pay a part of the trial in case JIT decides for starting a trial against suspects. A Financial Oversight Committee will be composed. One of the functions of the Committee is to receive and consider yearly progress reports of the Ministry of Justice and Security of the Netherlands and provide direction and advice on all non-judicial aspects of its operations.
Memorandum will remain in effect for five years and will be extended for successive two years periods, as deemed necessary by the signatoriesby