Convention Of The Council Of Europe For The Protection Of Children Against Sexual Exploitation And Sexual Abuse

Original Language Title: Übereinkommen des Europarats zum Schutz von Kindern vor sexueller Ausbeutung und sexuellem Missbrauch

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Council of Europe Convention for the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse

[Conventions in German language (translation) see annexes]

[Conventions in English see annexes]

The instrument of ratification, signed by the Federal President and countersigned by the Federal Chancellor, was deposited with the Secretary-General of the Council of Europe on 25 February 2011; the Convention is, in accordance with Article 45 (4) of the Convention, for Austria with 1 June It came into force in 2011.

On the occasion of the deposit of its instrument of ratification, the Republic of Austria has designated, in accordance with Article 37 (2) of the Convention, the following competent national authority, as the sole competent national authority for the purposes of Article 37 (1) of the Convention:

Federal Ministry of the Interior

Federal Criminal Police Office

Josef-Holaubek Platz 1

1090-Vienna

According to information from the Secretary-General of the Council of Europe, the following additional States have ratified or adopted the Convention:

Albania, Denmark, France, Greece, Malta, Montenegro, Netherlands, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Spain.

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

Albania:

In accordance with Article 37 of the Convention, Albania designates the following national authority:

Ministry of Justice

Department of Codification

Head of the Section of Justice for children and familial right

Denmark:

In relation to Article 20 (3) of the Convention, Denmark reserves the right, Article 20 (1) (lit). a and e shall not apply to the manufacture and possession of pornographic material with children who have reached the age established pursuant to Article 18 (2), if these images are used with their consent and solely for their own private use have been manufactured and are in their possession.

In accordance with Article 47 (1) of the Convention, Denmark declares that, pending the further decision, the Convention shall not apply to the Faroe Islands and Greenland.

In accordance with Article 37 (2) of the Convention, Denmark hereby assigns the name and address of the Danish national authority responsible for setting the necessary legislative or other measures in order to take the necessary measures in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Agreement. Provisions on the protection of personal data and other relevant provisions and guarantees, as required by national law, data on the identity and genetic profile (DNA) of persons who are required to comply with the provisions of the Convention have been convicted, collected and stored in the following cases:

The Danish Ministry of Justice

Criminal Law Division

Slotsholmsgade 10

2116 Købehavn K

Denmark

France:

In accordance with Article 47 (1) of the Convention, France declares that the Convention shall be applied to the whole territory of the Republic.

Pursuant to Article 24 (3) of the Convention, France wishes to draw attention to the fact that it reserves the right, in practice, to comply with Article 24 (2) of the Convention relating to the reduction of the attempts to commit one of the parties to the Convention, in accordance with this Convention. the circumscribed offences established in accordance with Article 20 (1) (lit). e and f and Article 23 shall not be applied in whole or in part.

In accordance with Article 37 (2) of the Convention, France shall designate the following authority as the sole national authority responsible for the purposes of Article 37 (1) of the Convention:

Ministère de la Justice et des Libertés

Direction des Affaires criminelles et des grâces

Bureau de l' entraide pénale internationale

13, place Vendôme

75042 PARIS Cedex 01

Greece:

In accordance with Article 37 of the Convention, the Greek Government shall designate the following national authority:

The Ministry of Citizen Protection

Hellenic Police Headquarters

Forensic Science Division (F.S.D.)

173, Alexandras Ave.

P.C. 115 22 Athens

Greece

Malta:

Malta shall designate the following competent national authority for the purposes of Article 37 (2) of the Convention:

Malta Police Force

General Headquarters

Floriana CMR 02

Malta

Montenegro:

In accordance with Article 18 (2) of the Convention, Montenegro states that it considers that Article 18 (1) (1) of the Convention should be adopted. a to a person under 16 years of age and lit. b refers to a person under 18 years of age.

In accordance with Article 25 (3) of the Convention, Montenegro declares that it is the criminal prosecution of the person referred to in Article 25 (1) (1). It reserves the right to comply with the law in accordance with its own criminal law.

In accordance with Article 47 (1) of the Convention, Montenegro declares that the Convention shall apply to the territory of Montenegro.

In accordance with Article 37 (2) of the Convention, Montenegro shall designate the following competent national authority:

The Police Directorate of Montenegro

Forensic Center

Add. Bozova glavica bb

81410 Danilovgrad

Montenegro

Netherlands:

In accordance with Article 37 (2) of the Convention, the Kingdom of the Netherlands designates the following authority for the Kingdom of Europe:

National Forensic Institute

P.O. Box 24044

2490 AA The Hague

In accordance with Article 47 of the Convention, the Kingdom of the Netherlands recognises the Convention for the Kingdom of Europe.

Romania:

In accordance with Article 37 (2) of the Convention, Romania states that the competent national authority to implement the provisions of Article 37 Art. 1 is the following:

"the General Inspectorate of the Rumanian Police, within the Ministry of Administration and Interior".

San Marino:

In accordance with Article 37 of the Convention, San Marino shall designate the following national authority:

Authority for Equal Opportunities

Via dei Paceri, 25

47891 Falciano

Republic of San Marino

Serbia:

The Republic of Serbia declares that the declaration relating to Article 37 (2) of the Convention shall be forwarded to the General Secretariat of the Council of Europe at the appropriate time.

Spain:

In the event that the Council of Europe Convention on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse of the 25. Spain, Spain wishes to make the following statement in October 2007:

1.

Gibraltar is a Non-Self-Governing Territory for whose international relations the United Kingdom is responsible and which is established in a process of decolonization in accordance with the relevant decisions and resolutions of the General Assembly of the United Nations.

2.

The authorities of Gibraltar are of a local nature and shall exercise exclusively internal competences originating in and based on the distribution and allocation of powers which the United Kingdom shall be responsible for in accordance with its national law. legislation and, in its capacity as a sovereign State, from which the said territory is dependent on the absence of self-government.

3.

Consequently, the eventual participation of the authorities of Gibraltar in the application of the Convention must be understood as being carried out exclusively within the limits of the internal competences of Gibraltar and must not be regarded as such as in the case of the presentation in the two preceding paragraphs, a change.

4.

The provisions adopted by the authorities of Gibraltar under certain international treaties (2007), agreed by Spain and the United Kingdom on 19 December 2007 (together with the " agreed agreement on the Gibraltar authorities within the framework of the EU and EC instruments and the relevant treaties ' of 19 April 2000), the Council of Europe Convention on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse is the subject of the procedure provided for in this Convention.

Spain, as the national authority responsible for the implementation of Article 37 (1) of the Convention, shall designate the following:

Subdirección General de Registros Adminitrativos de Apoyo a la Actividad Judicial

(Sous-Direction Générale des Registres Administratifs de Soutien à l' Activité Judiciaire)

Dirección General de Modernización de la Administración de Justicia del Ministerio de Justicia

(Direction Générale de Modernisation de l' Administration Judiciaire du Ministère de la Justice)

calle San Bernardo, 19

28071 Madrid

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