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. by-laws of the Federal Chancellor concerning the scope of the International Convention for the Suppression of terrorist bombings

After the messages of the Secretary-General of the United Nations, following further States have their instruments of accession to the International Convention for the Suppression of terrorist bombings (BGBl. III No. 168/2001, last proclamation of the scope BGBl. III no 93/2008) deposited:



Date of deposit of the instrument of accession:

Antigua and Barbuda

September 24, 2009

Dominican Republic

October 21, 2008


August 6th, 2008


June 22, 2009

Solomon Islands

September 24, 2009

St. Lucia

October 17, 2012


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

1. in accordance with article 10, paragraph 2, of the Convention considers the Government of Saint Lucia not in article 20 paragraph 1 of the Convention arbitration provided for bind.

2. that the explicit consent of the Government of Saint Lucia was necessary to subdue disputes to arbitration or the International Court of Justice.

A further communication from the Secretary-General of the United Nations according to the Niederlande1 have communicated on March 22, 2010, that the Convention on Curaçao, Sint Maarten, Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba (formerly Netherlands Antilles) with the following statement applies:

The Kingdom of the Netherlands considers that article 8 includes para 1 of the Convention, the right of the competent judicial authorities, to decide that a person who is suspected of such an offence is committed to have, not to prosecute if according to the competent judicial authorities due to severe procedural concerns effective prosecution appears impossible.

It has also the United Königreich2 the scope of the Convention 1 June 2012 on the island and extended on 16 April 2013 on Jersey.