Scope Of The Second Protocol To The Hague Convention Of 1954 For The Protection Of Cultural Property In Event Of Armed Conflict, The Hague, 26 March 1999

Original Language Title: Geltungsbereich des Zweiten Protokolls zur Haager Konvention von 1954 zum Schutz von Kulturgut bei bewaffneten Konflikten, Den Haag, 26. März 1999

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203. Proclamation of the Federal Minister for arts and culture, constitutional and media regarding the scope of the second Protocol to the Hague Convention of 1954 for the protection of cultural property in event of armed conflict, the Hague, 26 March 1999

According to Communications Director of General of organisation for education, science and culture of the United Nations were following more instruments of ratification or accession to the second Protocol to the Hague Convention of 1954 for the protection of cultural property in event of armed conflict, the Hague, 26 March 1999 (BGBl. III No. 113/2004, last proclamation of the scope BGBl. III No. 122/2009) deposited:

 





 







Date of deposit of the instrument of ratification or instrument of accession:









Belgium





October 13, 2010







Benin





April 17, 2012







Germany





November 25, 2009







Georgia





September 13, 2010







Cambodia





17th September 2013







Colombia





November 24, 2010







Mali





November 15, 2012







Morocco





5. December 2013







New Zealand





23 October 2013







Oman





May 16, 2011







Palestine





March 22, 2012







Poland





January 3, 2012





 

On the occasion of the deposit of its instrument of ratification or instrument of accession, the following States have submitted following observations:

Belgium:

In accordance with article 16 paragraph 1, lit. of the Protocol and the principle of non-discrimination will track the offences referred to in article 15 of Protocol Belgium, without the article 16 para 2 lit. (b) to consider exception provided in consideration.

New Zealand:

New Zealand explained that in accordance with the constitutional status of Tokelau and in terms through an act of self-determination in the framework of the Charter of the United Nations this accession not on Tokelau should be extended to the commitment of the Government of New Zealand to the creation of self-government for Tokelau, as long as the Government of New Zealand shall submit a relevant declaration with the depositary after thorough consultation with the area.

Another communication of Director of General according to the Niederlande1 have on October 10, 2010 the scope of the second Protocol pursuant to its article 43 para. 2 with effect from 10 January 2011 extended to the Caribbean part of the Netherlands (the islands of Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba) 2.

Ostermayer