Scope Of The Convention On The Conservation Of European Wildlife And Their Natural Habitats

Original Language Title: Geltungsbereich des Übereinkommens über die Erhaltung der europäischen wildlebenden Pflanzen und Tiere und ihrer natürlichen Lebensräume

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68. Revelation of the Federal Chancellor concerning the scope of the Convention on the Conservation of European Wild Fauna and Flora and its Natural Habitats

According to the Communications of the Secretary-General of the Council of Europe, the following other States have their instruments of ratification of the Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats (BGBl). No 372/1983 as last amended by BGBl. III No 82/1999, last proclamation of the BGBl area. III n ° 113/2006):

States:

Date of deposit of the instrument of ratification:

Armenia

14. April 2008

Bosnia and Herzegovina

17. November 2008

Georgia

19 November 2009

Montenegro

1 October 2009

Serbia

9. January 2008

On the occasion of the deposit of its instrument of ratification, Georgia has expressed the following reservations:

In accordance with Article 22 of the Convention, Georgia reserves the right not to apply the provisions of Article 5 of the Convention with regard to certain species listed in Annex I to the Convention, which occur in the territory of Georgia:

Marsilea quadrifolia L;

Salvinia natans L. All;

Vaccinium Arctostaphylos L;

Dracocephalum ruyschiana L;

Cyclamen coum Mill;

Wwarf tube, radio;

Zostera marina L. (Med.);

Kosteletzkya pentacarpos (L.) Ledeb;

Paeonia tenuifolia L.

In accordance with Article 22 of the Convention, Georgia reserves the right not to apply the provisions of Article 6 of the Convention in respect of certain species listed in Annex II to the Convention which occur in the territory of Georgia:

Birds

Merops apiaster

Melanocorypha calandra

Motacilla alba

Emberiza cia

Sturnus roseus

Reptiles

Natrix tessellata

Amphibians

Bufo viridis

In accordance with Article 22 of the Convention, Georgia reserves the right not to apply the provisions of Article 6 of the Convention with regard to certain species listed in Annex III to the Convention which occur in the territory of Georgia. , in accordance with Article 7 of the Convention, by treating them as if they were listed in Annex III to the Convention.

These species are:

Mammals

Canis Lupus

Ursus arctos

Felis silvestris

Birds

Ixobrychus minutus

Accipiter nisus

Accipiter gentilis

Buteo buteo

Sterna albifrons

Sterna hirundo

Otus scops

Upupa epops

Coracias garrulus

Dendrocopos major

Hirundo rustica

Delichon urbica

Eremophila alpestris

Motacilla flava

Lanius collurio

Prunella modularis

Prunella collaris

Oenanthe Oenanthe

Oenanthe finischii

Oenanthe isabellina

Phoenicurus ochruros

Phoenicurus phoenicurus

Erithacus rubecula

Parus major

Parus caeruleus

Sitta europaea

Troglodytes troglodytes

Emberiza melanocephala

Carduelis cannabina

Carduelis Carduelis

Carduelis spinus

Carduelis chloris

Reptiles

Vipera lebetina

Ophysaurus apodus

Coluber najadum

Coronella austriaca

Amphibians

Hyla arborea

In accordance with Article 22 of the Convention, Georgia reserves the right not to apply the provisions of Article 7 of the Convention in respect of certain species listed in Annex III to the Convention which occur in the territory of Georgia:

Mammals

Sciurus vulgaris

Fish

Coregonus

In accordance with Article 22 of the Convention, Georgia reserves the right to apply the provisions of Annex IV concerning prohibited means and methods of killing, capture and other forms of use under the following conditions: " Georgia Recognises the prohibition of snares and traps, but allows their targeted and specific use for the capture of mammals for purely scientific purposes or in cases where it is related to the removal of certain problematic species from the Nature refers. "

According to a further communication from the Secretary-General of the Council of Europe, the European Union 1 On 30 November 2009 the following statement was made:

The Treaty of Lisbon, amending the Treaty on European Union and the Treaty establishing the European Community, will enter into force on 1 December 2009.

As a result, from that date on, the European Union will replace the European Community and follow it up (Art. Article 1 (3) of the Treaty on European Union, as set out in the amendments by the Treaty of Lisbon).

Therefore, from this date on, the European Union will exercise all the rights of the European Community and assume all its obligations, including its status within the Organization, by continuing to exercise existing rights and The European Union's obligations to take over.

In particular, from that date, the European Union will take over all the agreements concluded by the European Community with your organisation and all the commitments entered into and binding on the European Community.

Faymann