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

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

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120. public announcement of the Federal Chancellor concerning the scope of the Convention against torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment

After release of the Secretary-General of the United Nations, following further States have their instruments of ratification or accession to the Convention against torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment (Federal Law Gazette No. 492/1987, last proclamation of the scope BGBl. III No. 202/2005) deposited:

 



States:



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



Andorra



September 22, 2006



Iraq



July 7, 2011



Madagascar



December 13, 2005



Pakistan



June 23, 2010



Rwanda



December 15, 2008



San Marino



November 27, 2006



Thailand



October 2, 2007 also said Montenegro on 23 October 2006, continue to consider themselves bound to the Convention.

 

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

Pakistan:

Reservations: Article 3: the Government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan explains, that the provisions of article 3 should be applied such that they relate to the provisions of their legislation on extradition and foreigners in accordance.

Article 8: The Government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan declares that she this Convention as a legal basis for cooperation attracts para. 2 of the Convention in accordance with article 8 with other Contracting States for the extradition.

Articles 4, 6, 12, 13 and 16: The Government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan declares that the provisions of this article should be applied only in so far as they are not incompatible with the provisions of the Constitution of Pakistan and the Sharia.

Article 28: In accordance with article 28 para. 1 of the Convention explains the Government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan hereby, 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 considered paragraph 1 of the Convention is to article 30 bound.

Thailand:

The Kingdom of Thailand considered paragraph 1 of the Convention itself to the provisions of article 30 bound.

 

After messages of the Secretary-General of the United Nations, following States have submitted declarations in accordance with article 21 and article 22:

In accordance with articles 21 and 22:

Andorra on November 22, 2006

Bolivia on February 14, 2006

Kazakhstan on February 21, 2008

Montenegro on 23 October 2006

Republic of Korea on November 9, 2007

 

According to article 22:

Brazil on June 26, 2006

Morocco on October 19, 2006

 

A further communication from the Secretary-General of the United Nations according to Morocco announced its decision on October 19, 2006, to withdraw the Vorbehalt1 given on the occasion of the ratification to article 20.

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