Scope Of The International Convention For The Suppression Of The Financing Of Terrorism

Original Language Title: Geltungsbereich des Internationalen Übereinkommens zur Bekämpfung der Finanzierung des Terrorismus

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213. Presentation of the Federal Chancellor concerning the scope of the International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism

According to the Communications of the Secretary-General of the United Nations, the following States have ratified their instruments of ratification or ratification. Accession documents to the International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism (BGBl. III N ° 102/2002 idF BGBl. III n ° 103/2002, last proclamation of the BGBl area. III No 29/2012):

States:

Date of deposit of the instruments of ratification. Certificate of Accession:

Ethiopia

20 March 2012

Holy See 1

25. January 2012

Iraq

16. November 2012

Kuwait 1

11 July 2013

Namibia 1

18 October 2012

Nepal 1

23 December 2011

Zimbabwe 1

30 January 2013

Kuwait notified, pursuant to Article 7 (3) of the Convention, that it had established its full jurisdiction over all the offences referred to in Article 7 (2) (a), (b), (c), (d) and (e).

Furthermore, the Government of the Netherlands informed 2 on 22 March 2010, the Secretary-General, that the Convention should apply to the Netherlands Antilles 3 is used with the following statement:

" The Kingdom of the Netherlands assumes that Article 10 (1) of the International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism includes the right of the competent judicial authorities to decide, one of the offences, do not prosecute the suspected person if, in the opinion of the competent judicial authorities, serious procedural concerns indicate that criminal prosecution will be impossible. "

In addition, the United Kingdom 4 The United Nations Secretary-General announced on 17 May 2012 that the Convention will also apply to the British Virgin Islands.

According to other communications from the Secretary-General, the following states have expressed reservations, have made statements, or The reservations expressed at the time of ratification were withdrawn:

Kazakhstan 5 :

On 23 July 2008, the Government of Kazakhstan declared that it was not bound by Article 24 (1) of the International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism; this reservation was effective on 23 July 2009.

Holy See:

On 26 September 2012, the Holy See issued a statement 1 pursuant to Article 2 (2) lit. a of the Convention.

Myanmar 6 :

On 17 September 2012, the Government of Myanmar informed the Secretary-General of the United Nations of its decision to withdraw the reservations stated on the occasion of the ratification under Articles 13, 14 and 15 of the Convention.

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