Scope Of The Convention Of The Council Of Europe For The Protection Of Children Against Sexual Exploitation And Sexual Abuse

Original Language Title: Geltungsbereich des Übereinkommens des Europarats zum Schutz von Kindern vor sexueller Ausbeutung und sexuellem Missbrauch

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167. Presentation of the Federal Chancellor concerning the scope of the Council of Europe Convention for the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse

According to communications from the Secretary-General of the Council of Europe, the following other countries have adopted their adoption, Instruments of ratification of the Council of Europe Convention for the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse (BGBl. III N ° 96/2011):

States:

Date of deposit of the

Acceptance and/or Instrument of ratification:

Bosnia and Herzegovina

14. November 2012

Bulgaria

15 December 2011

Finland

09. June 2011

Iceland

20 September 2012

Croatia

21 September 2011

Luxembourg

09. September 2011

Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

11 June 2012

Moldova

12 March 2012

Portugal:

23 August 2012

Turkey

7 December 2011

Ukraine

27 August 2012

On the occasion of the deposit of their instrument of acceptance or ratification, the following states have declared the following reservations, or Statements made:

Bosnia and Herzegovina:

In accordance with Article 37 (2) of the Convention, Bosnia and Herzegovina states that the competent national authority, within the meaning of Article 37 (1), is the following:

Ministry for Human Rights and Refugees of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Trg BiH 1

71 000 Sarajevo

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bulgaria:

In accordance with Article 20 (4) of the Convention, the Republic of Bulgaria declares that it is Article 20 (1) (lit). f does not apply entirely.

In accordance with Article 21 (2) of the Convention, the Republic of Bulgaria declares that it is Article 21 (1) (lit). c applies only in cases where children are referred to in paragraph 1. (a) or (b) of the above-mentioned article.

In accordance with Article 24 (3) of the Convention, the Republic of Bulgaria declares that Article 24 (2) thereof is entirely based on the provisions of Article 20 (1) (1) of the Convention. f circumscribed criminal offences.

In accordance with Article 37 (2) of the Convention, the Republic of Bulgaria, as the national authority responsible for the purposes of Article 37 (1) of the Convention, shall determine the following:

The Research Institute for Forensic Science and Criminology

1, Alexandar Malinov bul.

1715 Sofia, P.O. Box 934

Finland:

In accordance with Article 37 (2) of the Convention, Finland states that the following national authority shall be responsible for the implementation of the provisions of Article 37 (1):

Ministry of Justice

Postal address: P.O. Box 25,

FI-00023 Government

Visitor address: Eteläesplanadi 10, Helsinki

Iceland:

In accordance with Article 37 (2) of the Convention, Iceland states that the National Commissioner of Police shall provide the competent national authority for the recording and storage of data on the identity and genetic profile (DNA) of persons who are responsible for the the offences established under Article 37 (1) of the Convention have been condemned. The contact details of the national authority shall be as follows:

National Commissioner of Police

Ríkislögreglustjórinn

Skúlagata 21

101 Reykjavic

Iceland

Croatia:

In accordance with Article 37 (2) of the Convention, Croatia shall, as the national authority responsible for the purposes of Article 37 (1) of the Convention, determine the following:

Ministry of Justice

Dežmanova 10

10000 Zagreb

Luxembourg:

In accordance with Article 24 (3) of the Convention, Luxembourg reserves the right to apply Article 24 (2) to that pursuant to Article 20 (1) (lit). e and f and Art. 23 shall not apply.

In accordance with Article 37 (2) of the Convention, Luxembourg states that the following national authority shall be responsible for the implementation of the provisions of Article 37 (1):

Parquet Général (Prosecutor General's Office)

Cité judiciaire, bâtiment CR

L-2080 Luxembourg

Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM):

In accordance with Article 37 (2) of the Convention, the Republic of Macedonia shall communicate the name and address of the national authority responsible for the purposes of Article 37 (1):

Interior Ministry

Dimce Mircev Street Nr.8

1000 Skopje

Republic of Macedonia

Moldova:

The Republic of Moldova declares that, pending the full restoration of its territorial integrity, the provisions of the Convention will only be applied to the territory actually controlled by the authorities of the Republic of Moldova. In accordance with Article 37 (2) of the Convention, the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Moldova is designated as the national authority responsible for the implementation of the provisions of Article 37 (1).

Portugal:

In accordance with Article 37 (2) of the Convention, Portugal shall designate the following authority as the sole national authority responsible for the purposes of Article 37 (1) of the Convention:

Instituto Nacional de Medicina Legal

(National Institute of Legal Medicine)

Largo da Sé Nova

3000-213 Coimbra

Portugal:

Turkey:

In accordance with Article 37 (2) of the Convention, Turkey hereby assigns the name and address of its national authority responsible for the necessary legislative or other measures for the collection and storage of data on the Identity and genetic fingerprinting (DNA) of persons convicted of offences established in this Convention:

Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Turkey

Directorate-General for International Law and External Relations

Mustafa Kemal Mah. 2151. Cadde,

No: 34/A, 0652 Sogutozu Ankara

Turkey

Ukraine:

According to Article 38 (3) of the Convention, Ukraine declares that this Convention is considered to be the legal basis for cooperation in mutual legal assistance in criminal matters and extradition in cases in which Ukraine is a member of the -request from a State Party to this Convention with which it has not concluded a mutual legal assistance contract in criminal matters and extradition.

The Ministry of Justice of Ukraine (during legal proceedings or sentencting) and the Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine (during the pre-judicial proceedings) are the competent national authorities for the application of the Art. 38 Paragraph 3 of the Convention.

In accordance with Article 37 (2) of the Convention, Ukraine declares that the competent national authority within the meaning of Article 37 (1) is the Ministry of the Interior of Ukraine.

Serbia also has 1 designates its national authority designated for the purposes of the Convention as follows:

Ministry of the Interior

Bulevar Mihajla Pupina 2

11070 Belgrade

Republic of Serbia

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