Scope Of The Convention Of The Council Of Europe To Combat Trafficking In Human Beings

Original Language Title: Geltungsbereich des Übereinkommens des Europarats zur Bekämpfung des Menschenhandels

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7. Representing the Federal Chancellor concerning the scope of the Council of Europe Convention on Combating Trafficking in Human Beints;

According to information from the Secretary-General of the Council of Europe, the following other countries have their instruments of ratification of the Council of Europe Convention for the Suppression of Human Trafficking (BGBl). III n ° 10/2008, last proclamation of the BGBl area. (III) No 54/2009):

States:

Date of deposit of the instrument of ratification:

Andorra

23 March 2011

Azerbaijan

23 June 2010

Ireland

13 July 2010

Italy

29 November 2010

Netherlands

22 April 2010

San Marino

29 November 2010

Sweden

31 May 2010

Slovenia

3 September 2009

Ukraine

29 November 2010

On the occasion of the deposit of their instrument of ratification, the following states have declared the following reservations, or Statements made:

Azerbaijan:

The Republic of Azerbaijan declares that the rights and obligations arising from the provisions of the Convention of the Republic of Azerbaijan shall not be applied in respect of Armenia.

The Republic of Azerbaijan declares that it is carrying out the implementation of the provisions of the Convention in its territories occupied by the Republic of Armenia (the Nagorno Karabakh region of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the seven provinces surrounding this region) can only then ensure that these areas are liberated from the occupation and the consequences of this occupation are completely eliminated (the schematic map of the occupied territories of the Republic of Azerbaijan is attached).

Netherlands:

In accordance with the provisions of Article 44 (2) of the Convention, the Kingdom of the Netherlands declares that it accepts the above-mentioned Convention for the Kingdom of Europe.

Sweden:

According to Art. 31 (1) (lit). (e) and (2) of the Convention, Sweden declares that it reserves the right not to justify, or only in certain cases, or under certain conditions, its jurisdiction over the offences established under this Convention, if: the offence has been committed against a Swedish national.

Slovenia:

In accordance with Article 31 (2) of the Convention, the Republic of Slovenia declares that it reserves the right not to have jurisdiction under Article 31 (1) (1) (1). (d) to give reasons for not ensuring the prosecution of a stateless person who has his habitual residence in its territory if the offence is committed outside the territory of any State.

According to a further communication from the Secretary-General of the Council of Europe, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 1 On 27 May 2009 the following reservation was declared:

In accordance with Article 31 (2) of the Convention, the Republic of Macedonia declares that it reserves the right to respect the provisions of Article 31 (1) lit. d and lit. (e) to apply the Convention in accordance with the conditions set out in the Criminal Code of the Republic of Macedonia.

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