Scope Of The International Convention On Combating Nuclear Terrorism

Original Language Title: Geltungsbereich des Internationalen Übereinkommens zur Bekämpfung nuklearterroristischer Handlungen

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46. Representing of the Federal Chancellor concerning the scope of the International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism

According to the communications of the Secretary-General of the United Nations, the following other States have adopted their acceptance, accession and/or Instruments of ratification of the International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism (BGBl. III. No 77/2007, last proclamation of the BGBl area. III, No 34/2009):

States:

Date of deposit of acceptance, accession or Instrument of ratification:

Algeria

3 March 2011

Antigua and Barbuda

1 December 2009

Armenia

22 September 2010

Bahrain

4 May 2010

Belgium

2 October 2009

Brazil

25 September 2009

Chile

27 September 2010

China

8 November 2010

Georgia

23 April 2010

Democratic Republic of Congo

23 September 2010

Cuba

17 June 2009

Lesotho

22 September 2010

Liechtenstein

25 September 2009

Malawi

7 October 2009

Mali

5 November 2009

Morocco

31 March 2010

Nauru

24 August 2010

Netherlands

30 June 2010

Peru

29 May 2009

Poland

8 April 2010

Solomon Islands

24 September 2009

Slovenia

17 December 2009

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

8 July 2010

Tunisia

28 September 2010

United Kingdom

24 September 2009

On the occasion of the deposit of their acceptance, accession or Instruments of ratification have expressed the following reservations, or Statements made:

Algeria:

The Government of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria does not consider itself bound by the provisions of Article 23 (1) of the International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism.

The Government of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria declares that, in all cases, it considers that there is a need for unity among all parties to the dispute, to strike a dispute between arbitration proceedings or the International Court of Justice. .

Bahrain:

The Kingdom of Bahrain does not consider itself bound by the provisions of Article 23 (1) of this Convention.

Belgium:

The Kingdom of Belgium declares that Article 18 (1) (lit). b and c only records nuclear materials and nuclear facilities.

China:

The People's Republic of China does not consider itself bound by Article 23 (1) of the Convention.

The Agreement is not intended to apply to the Macao Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China and, unless otherwise notified, to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China.

In accordance with Article 9 (3) of the Convention, the People's Republic of China has established its jurisdiction under Article 9 (2) of the Convention.

Georgia:

The Government of Georgia stipulates that it disputes the interpretation or application of Article 23 (1) of the International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism, at the request of a Contracting State. To submit an agreement to arbitration, not bound by it.

In accordance with Article 9 (3) of the Convention, Georgia established its jurisdiction in respect of the offences set out in Article 9 (2) (a), (b), (c) and (d) of the Convention.

Cuba:

Reservation:

The Republic of Cuba declares, in accordance with Article 23 (2), that it does not consider itself bound by paragraph 1 of this Article on dispute settlement where disputes arise between Contracting Parties which, in their view, are bound by a friendly and friendly approach to the dispute. negotiations should be resolved, and it also states that it does not recognise the mandatory jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice.

Explanations:

The Republic of Cuba declares that nothing in Article 4 (2) indicates any encouragement to violence or threat of violence in international relations which, in all circumstances, is subject to the principles of international law and to the objectives and purposes of the The United Nations.

According to the understanding of the Republic of Cuba, the full extent of the provisions of this Convention shall apply to acts of armed forces of one State against another State, if there is no armed conflict between the two.

Finally, Cuba wishes to recall that a naval base of the United States against the will of the Cuban people and the government in the province of Guantanamo, a part of the Cuban territory, is built over that of the Cuban people. State cannot exercise jurisdiction due to the occupation of this area by the United States. Therefore, the Government of Cuba does not assume any responsibility for this part of the territory for the purposes of the Treaty, since it does not know whether the United States has a nuclear material, including nuclear weapons, in this part of the territory, or whether or not it has any nuclear weapons, or preserved.

Morocco:

The Kingdom of Morocco does not consider itself bound by Article 23 (1), according to which any dispute between two or more Contracting States on the interpretation or application of this Convention, which is not by negotiation or by other means may be submitted to the International Court of Justice at the request of one of those States.

The Kingdom of Morocco declares that a dispute may only be submitted to the International Court of Justice on a case-by-case basis, in agreement with all parties concerned.

Netherlands:

In accordance with Article 9 (3) of the Convention, and with reference to Article 9 (2) of the Convention, the Kingdom of the Netherlands has established its jurisdiction over criminal offences covered by this Convention if the offence is committed against a Dutch citizen is committed.

Slovenia:

In accordance with Article 9 (3) of the Convention, the Republic of Slovenia declares that it has established its jurisdiction for all cases laid down in Article 9 (1) and (2) of the Convention.

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines:

Pursuant to Article 23 (2) of the said Convention, the Government of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines declares that Saint Vincent and the Grenadines do not comply with Article 23 (1) of the Convention.

The Government of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines considers that, in any event, the consent of all parties to the dispute is necessary in order to subject an dispute to arbitration or to the International Court of Justice in accordance with Article 23 (1).

In addition, the following authorities have announced authorities in accordance with Article 7 (4):

Belgium:

Federal Agency for Nuclear Control

Rue Ravenstein 36

B-1000 Brussels

Coordination Unit for Threat Analysis

Rue de la Loi 62

B-1040 Brussels

Ministry of the Interior-Crisis Centre

Rue Ducale 53

B-1000 Brussels

Chile:

La Comisión Chilena de Energía Nuclear

Dirección Ejecutiva

Amunátegui No 95

Santiago

Chile

Georgia:

Special Operations Center

the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia

Vazha-Pshavela Ave N 72,

Tbilissi, Georgia

Netherlands:

The National Public Prosecutor on Counter Terrorism

National Public Prosecutor's Service

P.O. Box 395

3000 AJ Rotterdam

The Netherlands

Poland:

Anti-Terrorism Center of the Internal Security Agency

00-993 Warszawa, ul. Rakowiecka 2a,

Slovenia:

The Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Slovenia,

General Police Directorate,

Criminal Police Directorate,

International Police Cooperation Division

Czech Republic 1 :

Police of the Czech Republic

Organised Crime Detection

Unit Arms Traffic Division

P.O. Box 41-V2

156 80 Praha 5-Zbraslav

Czech Republic

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