Scope Of The Second Optional Protocol To The International Covenant On Civil And Political Rights On The Abolition Of The Death Penalty

Original Language Title: Geltungsbereich des Zweiten Fakultativprotokolls zu dem Internationalen Pakt über bürgerliche und politische Rechte zur Abschaffung der Todesstrafe

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175. Presentation by the Federal Chancellor concerning the scope of the Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights on the Abolition of the Death Penalty

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 Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights on the Abolition of the Death Penalty (BGBl. III. No 333/1993, last proclamation of the BGBl area. III n ° 49/2008):

States:

Date of deposit of the

Ratifications and/or Certificate of Accession:

Argentina

2 September 2008

Benin

5 July 2012

Brazil

25 September 2009

Chile

26 September 2008

Kyrgyzstan

6 December 2010

Mongolia

13 March 2012

Nicaragua

25 February 2009

Rwanda

15. December 2008

Uzbekistan

23 December 2008

On the occasion of the deposit of their instruments of ratification or The following reservations have been expressed by the following states:

Chile:

The State of Chile declares a reservation on Article 2 (1) of the Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights on the Abolition of the Death Penalty, and can therefore apply the death penalty in wartime, as a result of of convictions for serious military crimes committed during a war.

Brazil:

... with an express reservation on Art. 2.

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