Scope Of The Convention On The Rights Of Persons With Disabilities And The Optional Protocol To The Convention On The Rights Of Persons With Disabilities

Original Language Title: Geltungsbereich des Übereinkommens über die Rechte von Menschen mit Behinderungen sowie des Fakultativprotokolls zum Übereinkommen über die Rechte von Menschen mit Behinderungen

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83. Revelation of the Federal Chancellor concerning the scope of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, as well as the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

According to the Communications of the Secretary-General of the United Nations, the following States have ratified their instruments of ratification or ratification. Accession instruments to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and to the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (BGBl. III n ° 155/2008, last proclamation of the BGBl scope. (III) No 47/2011):

States:

Date of deposit of the instruments of ratification. Instrument of Accession to the Convention:

Date of deposit of the instruments of ratification. Instrument of Accession to the Optional Protocol:

Bahrain

22 September 2011

Belize

2 June 2011

Bulgaria

22 March 2012

Indonesia

30 November 2011

Cape Verde

10 October 2011

Colombia

10 May 2011

Luxembourg

26 September 2011

26 September 2011

Mauritania

3 April 2012

3 April 2012

the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

29 December 2011

29 December 2011

Mozambique

30 January 2012

30 January 2012

Myanmar

7 December 2011

Pakistan

5 July 2011

Uruguay

28 October 2011

Cyprus

27 June 2011

27 June 2011

On the occasion of the deposit of the instrument of ratification, Cyprus has declared the following caveat:

While the Law on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities has been brought into line with Council Directive 2000 /78/EC of 27 November 2000 establishing a general framework for equal treatment in employment and occupation, in its Paragraph 3a stipulates that the law on employment shall not apply to:

(a)

the armed forces, to the extent to which the nature of employment requires special skills which cannot be carried out by persons with disabilities; and

(b)

professional activities in which, on the basis of the nature or the conditions of their implementation, a special feature or ability which a person with a disability does not have, constitutes an essential and decisive professional requirement, provided that: The objective is legitimate and the requirement is appropriate, taking into account the possible adoption of reasonable measures;

Declares the Republic of Cyprus that it has ratified the Convention with reservation relating to Article 27 (1) of the Convention to the extent to which its provisions are contrary to the provisions of paragraph 3a of the Law on the Rights of the of people with disabilities.

According to other communications from the Secretary-General of the United Nations, the following states have their own on the occasion of the deposit of the instruments of ratification. The reservations and declarations made in full or in part withdrawn:

Mexico:

3. In January 2012, Mexico announced that it had made the interpretative statement issued on the occasion of the deposit of its instrument of ratification. 1 is completely retractable.

United Kingdom:

On 21 December 2011, the United Kingdom announced that it had made the reservation made on the occasion of the deposit of the instrument of ratification. 2 on Article 12 (4).

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