Scope Of The Convention On The Transfer Of Sentenced Persons

Original Language Title: Geltungsbereich des Übereinkommens über die Überstellung verurteilter Personen

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321. Presentation of the Federal Chancellor concerning the scope of the Convention on the transfer of sentenced persons

According to the note by the Secretary-General of the Council of Europe, Honduras adopted on 9 March 2009 its instrument of accession to the Convention on the transfer of convicted persons (BGBl. N ° 524/1986, last proclamation of the BGBl area. III No 110/2007).

Montenegro has also declared that it will continue to be bound by the Convention with effect from 6 June 2006.

The United Kingdom 1 Has informed the Secretary-General of the Council of Europe on 19 November 2009 that, according to the 2009 constitutional order of St. Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom Legislative Decree 2009/1751), the name of the British overseas territory, earlier called "St. Helena and dependent territories", in "St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha" has been modified. The status of the territory as a British overseas territory remains unchanged and the United Kingdom remains responsible for its external relations. To the extent that contracts extend to St. Helena and dependent territories, they continue to extend to St. Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha.

According to a further note from the Secretary-General, the United Kingdom 1 extends the scope of the Convention, as amended by the Additional Protocol, with effect from 1 June 2013 to Jersey, and on the occasion of which it states, pursuant to Article 5 of the Convention, that the political responsibility for the management of the The prison of Her Majesty on the island of Jersey is the sole responsibility of the Secretary of the Interior in Jersey, and accordingly calls on all Member States to provide communications with regard to transfers between these countries and the island of Jersey to the Interior Minister (11 Royal Square, St. Helier, Jersey JE2 4WA, Channel Islands), or the other address which the Secretary of State may notify to the Secretary-General of the Council of Europe at the given time.

In addition, Ecuador 2 On 21 September 2010, the competent authority of its competent authority, pursuant to Article 5 of the Convention, shall be amended as follows:

"The Ministry of Justice, Human Rights and Religials of Ecuador is the authority responsible for the processing and resolution of the relevant transfer requests under the provisions of the Convention."

Latvia also has 3 On 28 May 2013, according to Article 5 of the Convention, the Ministry of Justice (Brivibas bulvaris 36; Riga, LV-1536) is the central authority for the transmission and reception of requests.

Andorra 4 Has withdrawn its reservation in accordance with Article 5 (3), declared at the time of ratification, with effect from 5 July 2013. That is why requests for transfer under Article 5 (2) of the Convention must be addressed directly to the Ministry of Justice.