Scope Of The International Convention For The Suppression Of Terrorist Bombings

Original Language Title: Geltungsbereich des Internationalen Übereinkommens zur Bekämpfung terroristischer Bombenanschläge

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127. The Federal Chancellor's presentation on the scope of the International Convention for the Suppression of Terrorist Bombings

According to the United Nations Secretary-General's communications, the following other countries have their instruments of accession to the International Convention for the Suppression of Terrorist Bombings (BGBl). III n ° 168/2001, last proclamation of the BGBl area. III No 93/2008):


Date of deposit of the instrument of accession:

Antigua and Barbuda

24 September 2009

Dominican Republic

21 October 2008


6. August 2008


22 June 2009

Solomon Islands

24 September 2009

St. Lucia

17 October 2012

On the occasion of the deposit of the instrument of accession, St Lucia has expressed the following reservations:


In accordance with Article 10 (2) of the Convention, the Government of St. Lucia shall not be bound by the arbitral proceedings provided for in Article 20 (1) of the Convention.


That the explicit explicit consent of the Government of St. Lucia is necessary in order to subject disputes to arbitration proceedings or to the International Court of Justice.

According to a further note by the Secretary-General of the United Nations, the Netherlands 1 On 22 March 2010, the Agreement shall apply to Curaçao, Sint Maarten, Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba (formerly Netherlands Antilles) with the following declaration:

The Kingdom of the Netherlands takes the view that Article 8 (1) of the Convention includes the right of the competent judicial authorities to decide not to have a person suspected of having committed such a crime criminal proceedings if, in the opinion of the competent judicial authorities, an effective prosecution is impossible due to serious procedural concerns.

In addition, the United Kingdom 2 extend the scope of the Convention to the Isle of Man on 1 June 2012 and to Jersey on 16 April 2013.