Scope Of The Convention On The Reduction Of Statelessness

Original Language Title: Geltungsbereich des √úbereinkommens zur Verminderung der Staatenlosigkeit

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26th Federal Chancellor's announcement concerning the scope of the Convention on the reduction of statelessness

According to the United Nations Secretary-General's communications, the following other states have their accession instruments to the Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness (BGBl. No 538/1974, last proclamation of the BGBl area. III No 87/2006)

States:

Date of deposit of the instrument of accession:

Benin

8 December 2011

Brazil

25 October 2007

Finland

7 August 2008

Croatia

22 September 2011

Liechtenstein

25 September 2009

New Zealand (including Tokelau)

20 September 2006

Nigeria

20 September 2011

Panama

2 June 2011

Rwanda

4 October 2006

Serbia

7 December 2011

Hungary

12 May 2009

On the occasion of the deposit of the instrument of accession, the following states have made the following statements:

Brazil:

With regard to the instrument of accession to the Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness, which was concluded in New York on 30 August 1961, the Government of the Federative Republic of Brazil declares that the Federative Republic of Brazil is following: Art. 8 (3) lit. a sublit. (ii) the Convention reserves the right to deprive a person of nationality if it places in a serious manner harmful conduct on the basis of the fundamental interests of the Brazilian State.

The Secretary-General would also like to share the following information, received by the Brazilian Government on 18 December 2009:

The Brazilian National Congress has adopted the text of the Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness by Decree-Law No. 274 of 4 November 2008. October 2007. Pursuant to Legislative Decree 274/2007, the text of the Convention will be expressly included in the text of Article 8 (3) (3). a sublit. (ii) the restriction granted to the Convention so that the Federative Republic of Brazil reserves the right to deprive a person of nationality if it has a fundamental interest of the Brazilian State in is seriously detrimental to the day. In this context, it should be noted that the instrument of accession to the Convention, deposited by Brazil on 25. The Secretary-General did not specify the above restriction, in accordance with Article 8 (3) of the Convention, in October 2007.

New Zealand:

New Zealand declares that, under Article 8 (3) of the Convention, it reserves the right to withdraw from a person their New Zealand nationality for the following reasons, which provides for the New Zealand law at the present time:

The person, although she is a New Zealand national, and although she is at least eighteen years old and fully capable of business, has

(a)

acquire, through a voluntary and formal act, the nationality or the civil law of another State, and a conduct contrary to the interests of New Zealand, or

(b)

intentionally, in a manner contrary to the interests of New Zealand, privileges or obligations of another nationality or of any other citizen's right which (s) hold.

Faymann