Scope Of The Protocol No. 13 To The Convention For The Protection Of Human Rights And Fundamental Freedoms Of The Complete Abolition Of The Death Penalty

Original Language Title: Geltungsbereich des Protokolls Nr. 13 zur Konvention zum Schutz der Menschenrechte und Grundfreiheiten über die vollständige Abschaffung der Todesstrafe

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58. Revelation of the Federal Chancellor concerning the scope of Protocol No 13 to the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms on the complete abolition of the death penalty

According to the Communications of the Secretary-General of the Council of Europe, the following other States have their instruments of ratification of Protocol No 13 to the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms on the complete abolition of the death penalty (BGBl. III n ° 22/2005), Declare to continue to comply with the Protocol:

States:

the date of deposit of the instrument of ratification or Declaration of Continuity:

Albania

6 February 2007

France

10 October 2007

Italy

3 March 2009

Latvia

26 January 2012

Luxembourg

21 March 2006

Moldova

18. October 2006

Monaco

30 November 2005

Montenegro

With effect from 6 June 2006

Netherlands

10 February 2006

Norway

16 August 2005

Slovakia

18. August 2005

Spain

16 December 2009

Turkey

20 February 2006

On the occasion of the deposit of their instruments of ratification, the following declarations have been made by the States:

Moldova:

Moldova declares that, pending the full restoration of the territorial integrity of the Republic of Moldova, the provisions of the Protocol shall be applicable only to the territory actually controlled by the authorities of the Republic of Moldova.

Spain:

In the case of the extension of the Protocol from the United Kingdom to Gibraltar, Spain would like to make the following statement:

1.

Gibraltar is a non-autonomous territory for whose international relations the United Kingdom is responsible and which, in accordance with the relevant decisions and resolutions of the General Assembly of the United Nations, is responsible for: Decolonization process is subject to

2.

The authorities of Gibraltar are of a local nature and shall exercise exclusively internal competences originating in and based on the distribution and allocation of powers which the United Kingdom shall be responsible for in accordance with its national law. legislation and in its capacity as a sovereign state to which the above-mentioned non-autonomous territory is subject.

3.

Consequently, the eventual participation of the authorities of Gibraltar in the application of the Convention must be understood to take place exclusively within the limits of the internal competences of Gibraltar and must not be regarded as a modification of the provisions of the Convention, as set out in the both previous paragraphs have been established.

According to a further communication from the Secretary-General of the Council of Europe, the United Kingdom 1 extends the scope of the Protocol with effect from 1 May 2007 as follows:

The Government of the United Kingdom declares that it is applying Protocol No 13 to the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms in Anguilla, Bermuda, the Falkland Islands, Gibraltar, Montserrat, St. Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha, South Georgia and southern Sandwich Islands and the Turks and Caicos Islands extends, territories for whose international relations the United Kingdom Government is responsible.

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