Scope Of The International Convention For The Suppression Of The Financing Of Terrorism

Original Language Title: Geltungsbereich des Internationalen Übereinkommens zur Bekämpfung der Finanzierung des Terrorismus

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29. Representing the Federal Chancellor concerning the scope of the International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism

According to the Communications of the Secretary-General of the United Nations, the following States have ratified their instruments of ratification or ratification. Accession documents to the International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism (BGBl. III N ° 102/2002 idF BGBl. III n ° 103/2002, last proclamation of the BGBl area. III n ° 144/2008):

States:

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

Andorra

22 October 2008

Angola

9 June 2011

Haiti

13. January 2010

Yemen

3 March 2010

Niue

22 June 2009

Oman

10 November 2011

Pakistan

17 June 2009

Solomon Islands

24 September 2009

St. Lucia

18. November 2011

Trinidad and Tobago

23 September 2009

On the occasion of the deposit of their instruments of ratification or The following Member States have declared the following reservations, or Statements made:

Andorra:

The Government of the Principality of Andorra does not consider itself bound by Article 24 (1) of the International Convention on the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism. The Government of the Principality hereby declares that for the submission of a dispute to the International Court of Justice, the consent of all parties is required in any case.

According to Article 7 (3) of the Convention on the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism, the Principality of Andorra declares that it has justified its jurisdiction over the offences referred to in Article 7 (2) of the Convention.

Yemen:

Yemen declares a caveat to the following articles:

(a)

Art. 2 (1) (b);

(b)

Art. 24 (1).

The accession of the Republic of Yemen to this Convention does not in any way imply any recognition of Israel or the entry of a relationship with Israel.

Oman:

In accordance with the provisions of Article 24 (2), the Sultanate of Oman states that it does not consider itself bound by Article 24 (1) and therefore does not make the mandatory use of an arbitration or the jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice.

Pakistan:

Reservations:

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Article 11:

The Government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan declares that, pursuant to Article 11 (2) of the Convention, it does not consider this Convention to be a legal basis for cooperation with other Contracting Parties in the case of deliveries.

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Article 14:

Extradition to other countries is the subject of the domestic law of Pakistan.

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Article 24:

The Government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan does not consider that it is bound by Article 24 (1) of the International Convention on the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism. The Government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan hereby declares that for the submission of a dispute to the International Court of Justice, the consent of all parties is required in any case.

St. Lucia:

Explanation:

According to Art. 2 para. 2 lit. a of the Convention on the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism, the Government of St. Lucia declares that, in applying this Convention to St Lucia, the following Treaties shall be deemed not to be in the provisions of Article 2 (1) lit. (a) if St Lucia is not a contracting party to the said contracts:

1.

Convention on the Prevention, Prosecution and Punishment of Crimes against Persons Protected by International Law, including Diplomats, adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations on 14 December 1973.

2.

International Convention against hostage-taking, adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations on 17 December 1979.

3.

Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Materials, adopted in Vienna on 3 March 1980.

4.

International Convention for the Suppression of Terrorist Bombings, adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations on 15 December 1997.

Reservation:

In accordance with the provisions of Article 24 (2), the Government of St. Lucia states that it does not consider itself bound by Article 24 (1) and considers that any dispute shall only be binding upon the consent of all parties to the dispute. International Court of Justice may be referred to.

Trinidad and Tobago:

In accordance with Article 24 (2), the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago declares that it does not consider itself bound by Article 24 (1) of the Convention.

In addition, the United Kingdom 1 the Secretary-General of the United Nations, on 25 September 2008, announced that the Convention will also apply to Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man.

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