Scope Of The Convention Against Torture And Other Cruel, Inhuman Or Degrading Treatment Or Punishment

Original Language Title: Geltungsbereich des ├ťbereinkommens gegen Folter und andere grausame, unmenschliche oder erniedrigende Behandlung oder Strafe

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120. Presentation of the Federal Chancellor concerning the scope of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

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 Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (BGBl. No 492/1987, last proclamation of the BGBl area. III N ┬░ 202/2005):

States:

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

Andorra

22 September 2006

Iraq

7 July 2011

Madagascar

13 December 2005

Pakistan

23 June 2010

Rwanda

15. December 2008

San Marino

27 November 2006

Thailand

2 October 2007

Montenegro also has 23. It states that it should continue to comply with the Convention in October 2006.

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

Pakistan:

Reservations:

Article 3:

The Government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan declares that the provisions of Article 3 are to be applied in such a way as to comply with the provisions of its legislation on extradition and aliens.

Article 8:

The Government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan declares that, in accordance with Article 8 (2) of the Convention, it does not use this Convention as a legal basis for cooperation with other States Parties for extradition.

Articles 4, 6, 12, 13 and 16:

The Government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan declares that the provisions of this article are to be applied only to the extent that they are not incompatible with the provisions of the Constitution of Pakistan and Sharia.

Article 28:

In accordance with Article 28 (1) of the Convention, the Government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan hereby declares that it does not recognise the competence of the Committee provided for in Article 20.

Article 30:

The Government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan does not consider itself bound by Article 30 (1) of the Convention.

Thailand:

The Kingdom of Thailand does not consider itself bound by the provisions of Article 30 (1) of the Convention.

According to statements by the Secretary-General of the United Nations, the following states have made statements pursuant to Art. 21 and 22:

According to Art. 21 and Article 22:

Andorra on 22 November 2006

Bolivia on 14. February 2006

Kazakhstan on 21 February 2008

Montenegro on 23 November October 2006

Republic of Korea on 9 November 2007

According to Art. 22:

Brazil on 26 June 2006

Morocco at 19. October 2006

According to a further note by the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Morocco has the following 19. October 2006 notified its decision to the reservation made at the time of ratification 1 to Article 20.

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