Scope Of The Convention On The Prevention, Prosecution And Punishment Of Crimes Against Internationally Protected Persons, Including Diplomatic

Original Language Title: Geltungsbereich des Übereinkommens über die Verhütung, Verfolgung und Bestrafung von Straftaten gegen völkerrechtlich geschützte Personen einschließlich Diplomaten

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128. public announcement of the Federal Chancellor concerning the scope of the Convention on the prevention, prosecution and punishment of crimes against internationally protected persons, including diplomatic

After release of the Secretary-General of the United Nations, following further States have their instruments of accession to the Convention on the prevention, prosecution and punishment of crimes against internationally protected persons, including diplomatic (Federal Law Gazette No. 488/1977, last proclamation of the scope BGBl. III No. 160/2005) deposited:

 







States:









Date of deposit of the instrument of accession:









Bahrain





September 16, 2005







Fiji





May 15, 2008







Guyana





September 12, 2007







Cambodia





July 27, 2006







Kiribati





September 15, 2005







Luxembourg





May 10, 2006







São Tomé and Príncipe





April 12, 2006







Senegal





April 7, 2006







Singapore





May 2nd, 2008







St. Kitts and Nevis





July 28, 2008







Thailand





February 23, 2007







Central African Republic





February 19, 2008





 

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

Luxembourg:

The courts of Luxembourg are responsible for the application of the Convention and the Luxembourg criminal law is applied to the offences referred to in article 2 of the Convention, if the suspected offender is located on Luxembourg territory and not in another State has been delivered, regardless of the nationality of the suspected perpetrator and of the place where the Act was committed.

Singapore:

Definition:

The Republic of Singapore is to article 7 paragraph 1 of the Convention so that it includes the right of the competent authorities, decide, then to submit a particular case of the prosecution not the judicial authorities, when will proceed with the suspected perpetrators in accordance with national security and Sicherungsverwahrungsrecht.

 

Reservation of rights:

In accordance with article 13, paragraph 2 of the Convention explains the Republic of Singapore not paragraph 1 of the Convention will be tied to article 13.

Thailand:



1. in application of article 8, § 3 of the Convention are extraditable offences to such criminal acts to restrict which are to punish and subject to the procedural provisions and other conditions of Thai legislation on extradition in accordance with Thai law with imprisonment of not less than one year.



2. the Kingdom of Thailand considered paragraph 1 of the Convention itself on article 13 bound.

 

Communications the Secretary-General according to following States have withdrawn 2 declared reservation of the on the occasion of the deposit of its instrument of ratification in accordance with article 13:

 

Polen1 on October 16, 1997

Rumänien1 on September 19, 2007

Russian Föderation2 on May 1, 2007.

 

In addition, Montenegro declared on October 23, 2006, with effect from June 3, 2006 at the Convention tied to consider themselves.

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