The Convention On The Political Rights Of Women

Original Language Title: o Úmluvě o politických právech žen

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46/1955 Coll.



The Decree



Minister of Foreign Affairs



of 27 June. July 1955



the Convention on the political rights of women



On The VII. the meeting of the General Assembly of the United Nations was

on 31 December 2004. in March 1953, negotiated the Convention on the political rights of women.



The Government has approved the Convention on 30. September 1954, the National Assembly with her

reflected the agreement of 27 November. October 1954 and President of the Republic it

ratified on 23 December 2005. in February 1955, and with the reservations made when signing.

Instrument of ratification was deposited with the Secretary-General of the Organization of the

United Nations Day 6. April 1955.



The Convention became for the Czechoslovak Republic under its article VI,

the effectiveness of day 5. July 1955.



Convention are in addition to the Czechoslovak Republic up till now bound by these States:

The people's Republic of Albania (with reservations), Byelorussian Soviet

Socialist Republic (with reservations), the people's Republic of Bulgaria (with

reservations), Denmark (subject to), the Dominican Republic, Equador (with

subject to), Iceland, Israel, Yugoslavia, Cuba, the Hungarian people's Republic

(with reservations), Pakistan (subject to), the Polish people's Republic (with

reservations), the Romanian people's Republic (with reservations), Greece, Union

of Soviet Socialist Republics (with reservations), Sweden, Thai,

The Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic (with reservations).



Czechoslovak reservations were not accepted Pakistan and Sweden.



Czech translation of the Convention and the reservations when signing on 31 December 2004. March 1953 made

shall be published in an annex to the statute book.



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Convention on the political rights of women



The Contracting Parties,



Desiring to implement the principle of equality between men and women, contained in the

The Charter of the United Nations,



Recognizing that everyone has the right to participate in the Government of his country, directly or

freely elected representatives and that everyone has the right to equal access to

public service in their country, and desiring to equalize the status of men and

women in the enjoyment and the exercise of political rights in accordance with the provisions of

The Charter of the United Nations and the Universal Declaration of human rights,



rozhodnuvše will arrange for this purpose, the Convention,



agree on this, as further provided:



Article. (I)



Women will be entitled to vote in all elections on equal terms

as men, without discrimination.



Article II



Women will be optional to all publicly elected bodies established by the

national law, under the same conditions as men, without any

discrimination.



Article. (III)



Women shall be entitled to hold public offices and to exercise all public

the functions established by national law, under the same conditions as men

without any discrimination.



Article IV



(1) this Convention shall be open for signature by any Member Organization

The United Nations and any other State which the General

Assembly of the prompts.



(2) this Convention shall be ratified and the instruments of ratification shall be deposited with

the Secretary-General of the United Nations.



Article. In



(1) this Convention shall be open to all States referred to in paragraph

1 of article IV.



(2) Access is made by depositing an instrument of accession with the General

the Secretary-General of the United Nations.



Article VI



(1) this Convention shall enter into force on the 90th day following the date

deposit of the sixth instrument of ratification or accession.



(2) for each State, ratifikující Convention or acceding to it after the

deposit of the sixth instrument of ratification or of accession, the Convention shall enter into

the effectiveness of the ninetieth day after the deposit by that State of

ratification or accession.



Article. (VII)



If any State shall submit, upon signature, ratification or

access a reservation to any of the articles of this Convention, the

the Secretary-General shall communicate the text of the reservation to all States which are or which are

may become Contracting Parties to this Convention. Any State which has

objection to the reservation may, within ninety days from the date of the said communication from the

(or in the day when it becomes a Contracting Party to the Convention) to notify the General

the Secretary, that the reservation does not accept. In that case, the Convention shall not take

the effectiveness between this State and the State making the reservation.



Article. (VIII)



(1) any State may denounce this Convention by written notice to

the Secretary-General of the United Nations. Notice of termination

shall take effect one year after the date of the notification by the Secretary General

It receives.



(2) this Convention shall cease to have effect on the date when the denunciation becomes effective,

that reduces the number of parties to less than six.



Article. (IX)



Any dispute arising between any two or more Contracting States

concerning the interpretation or application of this Convention which is not settled by negotiation,

will be at the request of any of the parties for judgment to the

International Court of Justice, unless the parties otherwise

resolve.



Article. X



The Secretary-General of the United Nations shall inform all members of the

The United Nations and non-Member States referred to in paragraph 1

Article IV of this Convention:



and the signatures and ratification) schedules, which it receives under article IV;



(b)) of the instruments of access, which it receives under article V;



(c)) of the date when this Convention enters into force in accordance with article VI;



(d)) on communications and vyrozuměních, which it receives under article VII;



(e)) of the vyrozuměních of the testimony, that it receives under paragraph 1 of article

(VIII);



(f)) of the cancellation under paragraph 2 of article VIII.



Article. XI



(1) this Convention, of which the Chinese, English, French, Russian and

the Spanish are equally authentic, shall be deposited in the archives of the Organization

Of the United Nations.



(2) the Secretary-General of the United Nations shall send a certified fingerprint

all members of the United Nations and non-Member States referred to in

paragraph 1 of article IV.



On the evidence of the undersigned, being duly authorised thereto by their

by their respective Governments, have signed this Convention, opened the signature in the New

York, the 30th day of March of the year one thousand devítistého

fiftieth third.



In Afghanistan:



In Argentina: with reservations to article IX of the

Rodolfo Muñoz



For Australia:



For the Kingdom of Belgium:



In Bolivia: Carmen s. b. de Lozada

on April 9, 1953



For Brazil:



For the Burmský Association:



For the Soviet Belarus

Socialist Republic: ^ 1) with reservations to article VII and IX

made in the Special

available from when signing

of this Convention.

K. V. Kiselev



For Canada: Rudecindo Ortega



For Chile: Gabriela Mistral



For China:



In Colombia:



For The Costa-Rico: Tattenbach



For Cuba: Dr. Emilio Núñez Portuondo



Czechoslovakia: ^ 2) with reservations to articles VII and

(IX) vytčenými in the log

on the signature:

J. Nosek



For Denmark:



In the Dominican Republic: Joaquin e. Salazar

Minerva Bernardino



Equador: Equadoru for the Government shall be signed by the

Subject to the Convention relating to the

the last part of the article and "without

any discrimination ", since the

Article 22 of the political Constitution

the Republic lays down that

"the vote in the election of the folk

It is mandatory for men and

voluntary for women ".

José Trujillo In.



In Egypt:



For El El Salvador:



For Ethiopia: Ato Zawde Gabre Heywot



For France: subject to vytčenou in ^ 3)

available for signature.

M. H. Lefaucheux



For Greece: Alexis Kyrou

April 1, 1953



For Guetamalu: with the reservations to article IX of the

The Convention, which is in accordance

with the political Constitution of Guatemala

will apply to women

Guatemalan Government

citizenship.

Eduardo Castillo Arriola



For Haiti:



In Honduras:



For Iceland:



For India: with this subject:

"Article 3 of the Convention shall not be

apply to payments to any of the

the ingredients of the Indian army forces

Neither the forces responsible for maintaining

public order in India or

on the conditions of service in them. "

Rajeshwar Dayal

April 29, 1953



In Indonesia: L. N. Palar



For Iran:



In Iraq:



For Israel: Abba Eban

14 April 1953



In Lebanon:



In Liberia:



For the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg:



For Mexico: subject to vytčenou in

the statement today made. ^ 4)

Rafael de la Colina



For the Kingdom of the Netherlands:



In New Zealand:



For Nicaraguu:



For the Kingdom of Norway:



In Pakistan:



In Panama:



In Paraguay:



In Peru:



For the Philippine Republic:



For Poland: ^ 5) with reservations to articles VII

and (IX) vytčenými in a special

available from when signing

of this Convention.

H. Birecki



In Saudi Arabia:



For Sweden:



For Syria:



For The Thai:



For The Turkey:



For the Ukrainian Soviet

Socialist Republic: with reservations to articles) ^ 6 VII and
(IX) made in the Special

available from when signing

of this Convention.

A. M. Baranovskij



For The Union Of South Africa:



Under the Union of Soviet

Socialist Republics: with reservations ^ 7) to articles VII and

(IX) made in the Special

available from when signing

of this Convention.

In A. Zorin



For the United Kingdom of great

Britain and Northern Ireland:



For the United States:



In Uruguay:



In Venezuela:



In Yemen:



In Yugoslavia: Leo Mates



1) these reservations as follows:



"As regards article VII: the Government of the Belarus Soviet Socialist

Republic declares its disagreement with the last sentence of article VII, and

that the legal effect of the reservation is that the Convention is effective between the State

učinivším reservation and all the other Contracting States of the Convention, the distinction

only the part that relates to the reservation. As regards article IX: Government

The Belarusian Soviet Socialist Republic considers to be non-binding for the

each of the provisions of article IX, which provides that the disputes between the Contracting

Parties concerning the interpretation or implementation of this Convention at the request of any of the

Parties to the dispute shall be submitted for decision to the International Court of Justice, and

declares that, for the submission of any dispute to the decision of the

International Court of Justice in each individual case should be

the agreement of all the parties to the dispute. "



2) these reservations as follows:



"The Government of the Czechoslovak Republic declares its disagreement with the last

sentence of article VII, and it is considered that the legal effects of this reservation is made

The Convention between the State effectively učinivším the reservation and all the other

signatories to the Convention, meet only the part of the paragraph to which the reservation

concerns.



The Government of the Czechoslovak Republic the provisions of vázánu shall not be considered

Article IX, under which any dispute between Contracting Parties concerning the interpretation or

on the implementation of this Convention at the request of either of the parties to the dispute

shall be submitted for decision to the International Court of Justice, and declares that the

for the submission of the dispute to the International Court of Justice's decision in the

each case should be the agreement of all the parties to the dispute. "



3) this reservation reads as follows:



"The French Government's view of the religious patterns and traditions

ongoing in certain territories, reserves the right to postpone the implementation of this

The Convention, with regard to women who live in these areas and that

those customs and traditions they allege. "



4) Declaration:



"This means specifically that the Mexican Government has not deposited its instrument of ratification,

If the validity of opposes reform of the political Constitution of the United States

Mexico, which is now under discussion and which has Mexican women to provide

civil rights. "



5) these reservations as follows:



"The Government of the Polish people's Republic declares its disagreement with the last

sentence of article VII, and it is considered that the legal effects of this reservation is made

The Convention between the State effectively učinivším the reservation and all the other

signatories to the Convention, meet only the part of the paragraph to which the reservation

concerns.



The Government of the Polish people's Republic shall not be considered vázánu the provisions of the

Article IX, under which any dispute between Contracting Parties concerning the interpretation or

the implementation of this Convention at the request of either of the parties to the dispute shall be submitted to

the decision of the International Court of Justice, and States that for

submission of the dispute to the decision of the International Court of Justice is in any

the case of the agreement of all the parties to the dispute. "



6) This reservation reads as follows:



"As regards article VII: the Government of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist

Republic declares its disagreement with the last sentence of article VII, and

that the legal effect of the reservation is that the Convention is effective between the State

učinivším reservation and all the other Contracting States of the Convention, the distinction

only the part that relates to the reservation. As regards article IX: Government

The Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic considers to be non-binding for the

each of the provisions of article IX, which provides that the disputes between the Contracting

Parties concerning the interpretation or implementation of this Convention at the request of any of the

Parties to the dispute shall be submitted for decision to the International Court of Justice, and

declares that, for the submission of any dispute to the decision of the

International Court of Justice in each individual case should be

the agreement of all the parties to the dispute. "



7) This reservation reads as follows:



"As regards article VII: the Government of the Union of Soviet Socialist

republics declares its disagreement with the last sentence of article VII, and

that the legal effect of the reservation is that the Convention is effective between the State

učinivším reservation and all the other Contracting States of the Convention, the distinction

only the part that relates to the reservation. As regards article IX: Government

Union of Soviet Socialist Republics considers it not binding for

each of the provisions of article IX, which provides that the disputes between the Contracting

Parties concerning the interpretation or implementation of this Convention at the request of any of the

Parties to the dispute shall be submitted for decision to the International Court of Justice, and

declares that, for the submission of any dispute to the decision of the

International Court of Justice in each individual case should be

the agreement of all the parties to the dispute. "