Scope Of The Convention Relating To The Status Of Stateless Persons

Original Language Title: Geltungsbereich des ├ťbereinkommens ├╝ber die Rechtsstellung der Staatenlosen

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82. Revelation of the Federal Chancellor concerning the scope of the Convention on the Status of Stateless Persons

According to the communications of the Secretary-General of the United Nations, the following States have ratified their ratification or ratification. Accession documents to the Convention on the Status of Stateless Persons (BGBl. (III) No 81/2008):

States:

Date of deposit of the instruments of ratification. Certificate of Accession:

Benin

8 December 2011

Bulgaria

22 March 2012

Burkina Faso

1 May 2012

Georgia

23 December 2011

Liechtenstein

25 September 2009

Malawi

7 October 2009

Moldova

19 April 2012

Nigeria

20 September 2011

Panama

2 June 2011

Philippines

22 September 2011

Turkmenistan

7 December 2011

On the occasion of the deposit of the instrument of accession, the following states have declared the following reservations:

Bulgaria:

1. Subject to Art. 7 (2):

In accordance with Article 38 (1) of the Convention, the Republic of Bulgaria reserves the right not to apply the provision of Article 7 (2).

2. Reservation on Art. 21:

The Republic of Bulgaria shall apply Article 21 in accordance with the conditions and in the order provided for by the national law of the Republic of Bulgaria.

3. Reservation on Art. 23:

The Republic of Bulgaria shall apply Article 23 in accordance with the conditions and in the order provided for by the national law of the Republic of Bulgaria.

4. Reservation to Art. 24 (1) (lit). b and Art. 24 (2):

The Republic of Bulgaria applies Art. 24 (1) lit. (b) and Article 24 (2) in accordance with the conditions and in the order provided for by the national law of the Republic of Bulgaria.

5. Reservation on Art. 24 (3):

The Republic of Bulgaria applies Article 24 (3) only with respect to future agreements.

6. Reservation on Art. 27:

According to Article 27 of the Convention, proof of identity ("passports for stateless persons") is issued to stateless persons who have been granted this status in the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria and who have a permanent or a permanent status. Long-term residence permits in accordance with the national law of the Republic of Bulgaria. According to national law, a person who has been granted the status of a stateless person is granted the right of residence and the document "residence permit" is issued, which is not, however, proof of identity.

7. Reservation on Art. 28:

In accordance with Article 28 of the Convention, the document 'Tourism of stateless persons', which is both proof of identity and a travel document, is issued to persons to whom the Republic of Bulgaria is entitled to the status of stateless persons , and have a permanent or long-term residence permit in the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria. The above document will not be issued to persons who have been granted the status of a stateless person in another country, provided that they do not have their permanent or long-term residence in the Republic of Bulgaria and are due to unable to prolong their travel document from the State which originally issued it, due to unsurmountable reasons justifiable by appropriate documents.

8. Reservation on Art. 31:

Art. 31 does not require the Republic of Bulgaria to grant stateless persons a more favourable status than foreigners in general.

Moldova:

According to Article 38 (1) of the Convention, the Republic of Moldova reserves the right to apply the provisions of Articles 23, 24, 25 and 31 of the Convention in accordance with national law.

In accordance with Article 38 (1) of the Convention, the Republic of Moldova reserves the right to apply the provisions of Article 27 of the Convention only with respect to stateless persons whose status has been recognised by the Republic of Moldova and which is the subject of the Permission to stay in the territory of the Republic of Moldova.

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