Scope Of The Convention On The Privileges And Immunities Of The International Criminal Court

Original Language Title: Geltungsbereich des Übereinkommens über die Privilegien und Immunitäten des Internationalen Strafgerichtshofs

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53. public announcement of the Federal Chancellor concerning the scope of the Convention on the privileges and immunities of the International Criminal Court

After release of the Secretary-General of the United Nations, following further States have their instruments of ratification or accession to the Convention on the privileges and immunities of the International Criminal Court (Federal Law Gazette III No. 13/2005, last proclamation of the scope BGBl. III No. 116/2008) deposited:

 







States:









Date of deposit of the instrument of ratification or instrument of accession:









Bosnia and Herzegovina





January 24, 2012







Botswana





November 13, 2008







Brazil





December 12, 2011







Chile





September 26, 2011







Costa Rica





April 28, 2011







Dominican Republic





September 10, 2009







Gabon





September 22, 2010







Georgia





March 10, 2010







Colombia





April 15, 2009







Malawi





October 7, 2009







Malta





September 21, 2011







Poland





February 10, 2009







Spain





September 24, 2009







Czech Republic





May 4, 2011







Tunisia





June 29, 2011







Uganda





January 21, 2009







United Kingdom





January 25, 2008





 

On the occasion of the deposit of its instrument of ratification or instrument of accession, following States have declared following reservations or made declarations:

Botswana:

In accordance with article 23 of the Convention, the Republic of Botswana, explains that people in lit. a and b of this article referenced is, which have the Botswana citizenship or legal permanent residents in the Republic of Botswana, only that in these paragraphs enjoy provided privileges and immunities.

Chile:

Pursuant to article 23 of the Convention on the privileges and immunities of the International Criminal Court, the Republic of Chile explained that individuals referenced in this article are Chilean nationals or have their permanent residence in the Republic of Chile, in the territory of the Republic of Chile only the privileges provided for in this article and enjoy immunities.

Malta:

In accordance with article 23 of the said Convention the Government of Malta declares that persons in articles 15, 16, 18, 19 and 21 referenced, nationals of Malta or persons permanently resident in Malta are either, in the territory of Malta privileges and enjoy immunities only to the extent, as necessary for the independent performance of their duties or her appearance or testimony before the Court of Justice , as mentioned in article 23, required.

Poland:

In accordance with article 23 of the Convention, the Republic of Poland declared that people in this article is referenced, which have Polish citizenship or legal permanent residents in the Republic of Poland, only the privileges and immunities in accordance with this article enjoy, while they reside in the territory of the Republic of Poland.

Spain:

In accordance with article 23 of the Convention on the privileges and immunities of the International Criminal Court, the Kingdom of Spain explained that persons referenced in this article, either nationals or permanent residents in Spain are, only the privileges and immunities enjoy for the independent performance of their duties or her appearance or testimony before the Court of Justice, as provided for in article 23 , is required.

Czech Republic:

In accordance with article 23 lit. a and b of the Convention on the privileges and immunities of the International Criminal Court declares that the Czech Republic, that citizens of the Czech Republic or persons who have their permanent residence in the territory of the Czech Republic, enjoy privileges and immunities to the extent as provided for in article 23, in the territory of the Czech Republic.

United Kingdom:

Pursuant to article 23 of the Convention, the United Kingdom, explains that people in lit. a and b this article is referenced, are the citizens of the United Kingdom or have their permanent residence in the United Kingdom only the privileges referred to in those paragraphs, in the United Kingdom and enjoy immunities.

The United Kingdom considered paragraph 3 is on article 15 bound.

In addition, the following shared with the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland the Secretary-General, in a communication received on March 11, 2010:

"The Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland wishes that the ratification of the above-mentioned Convention is extended to the following areas, for whose international relations the United Kingdom is responsible:"



-Anguilla, - Bermuda, - British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Falkland Islands, Montserrat, - Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno Islands, - St. Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha, - sovereign bases of Akrotiri and Dhekelia on the island of Cyprus - Turks and Caicos Islands.

The Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland believes that the extension of the above mentioned Convention from the date of the deposit of this communication comes into force."

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