For The Suppression Of Trafficking And Their Expansion Of Unchaste Publications

Original Language Title: o potlačování obchodu s necudnými publikacemi a jich rozšiřování

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96/1927 Sb.



The International Convention



for the Suppression of trafficking and their expansion of Unchaste Publications



On behalf of the Czechoslovak Republic.



On behalf of the Czechoslovak Republic,



Albania, Germany, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, the British Empire (with the Union

South Africa, New Zealand, India, and the Irish Free State),

Bulgaria, China, Colombia, Costa-Rika's, Cuba, Denmark, Spain, Finland,

France, Greece, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Latvia,

Lithuania, Luxembourg, Monaco, Panama, the Netherlands, Persia, Poland (with

Gdansk), Portugal, Romania, El Salvador, The Kingdom Of Serbs, Croats

and Slovenes, Siam, Switzerland, Turkey, and Uruguay



This Convention was agreed:



The International Convention



for the Suppression of trafficking and their expansion of Unchaste Publications

set out for signature in Geneva from 12. September 1923 to 31. March 1924.



Albania, Germany, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, the British Empire (with the Union

South Africa, New Zealand, India, and the Irish Free State),

Bulgaria, China, Colombia, Costa-Rika, Cuba, Denmark, Spain, Finland,

France, Greece, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Latvia,

Lithuania, Luxembourg, Monaco, Panama, the Netherlands, Persia, Poland (with

Gdanskem), Portugal, Romania, El Salvador, the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and

Slovenes, Siam, Switzerland, Czechoslovakia, Turkey and Uruguay,



Desiring to do what you most effective suppression of trade in

Unchaste Publications and their dissemination,



and the Government of the Republic of the French přijavše an invitation to attend the Conference

convened on 31. August 1923 in Geneva under the auspices of the League of Nations for

the purpose of the examination of the draft Convention, drawn up in 1910, as well as notes

the drafting of the various States, and finally, with a view to drawing up and signing

the final text of the Convention,



appoint their agents to this goal, kteřížto, sdělivši your full

power, which found in good and due form, and when they were taken to

note of the final act of the Conference and the editing of 4 February. in May 1910, agreed

the following provisions:



Article. (I)



The High Contracting Parties agree that it shall take all measures to ensure that

She was prosecuted and sanctioned in Holocaust photo tracked, every person who is guilty of

some of the offences below the calculated, and as a result, provides

to be punished:



1. who manufactures or has a dirty writings, drawings, engravings,

paintings, prints, paintings, label, badges, photos,

cinematograph film, or other dirty objects, in order to

trafficking, distribution, or public issuance;



2. for the purposes of the above who imported, transported, exported, or who gives

dovážeti, přepravovati or vyvážeti mentioned the filthy writings, drawings,

engravings, paintings, prints, paintings, label, badges, photos,

cinematograph film, or other dirty objects or any

way in the circulation of lists;



3. who traded them even confidentially or has the participation in such

Shop, whether it affects those articles in any way, necudných

or who shall take any action relating to any such

necudných objects is expanding, publicly exhibits or

sole trader rents;



4. who intend to support this reprehensible circulation neb business,

announce the neb presents known in any way that someone deals with

above crime, who announces the neb lists became known,

how and by whom can these filthy writings, drawings, engravings, paintings,

printed matter, images, label, badges, photographs, cinematographic films

or other dirty objects to be fitted with either directly or indirectly.



Article II



The person committing any of the offences referred to in article 3(1). I.,

they will be tried in the courts of the Contracting State in which the crime was committed

or any of the basic characters of the factual nature of the offence. Also

they will be tried in the courts of the Contracting State of which they are nationals, if they

There dopadeny and permits if the legislation even if it were to

the basic characters of the factual nature of the offence committed outside the territory of the

of that State.



However, it remains the right of each Contracting Party to use the principles of non bis

in idem principle according to the rules laid down in its legislation.



Article. (III)



Request concerning criminal offences, of which this Convention will be

delivered:



1. either through direct contacts between courts (authorities),



2. or through diplomatic or konsulárního representative of the State

the applicant in the State requested. This shortcut sends the request directly

to the competent judicial authority the neb that designated by the Government of the requested

State, and receive directly from the authority of the Charter of the request.



In both cases, a copy of the request will be sent to the supervisor of the Office also always

of the requested State;



3. or diplomatic.



The Contracting Parties shall communicate to each other the neb they above ways

the service, which admits for the request of the other party.



All the difficulties that would arise in the delivery according to the REF. 1 and 2 of this

the article will be handled through diplomatic channels.



If no other agreement is sepsati either in the language of the request, the requested

authority or in a language in which the participating States agree to both, or

be provided with translation, taken in one of these languages and authenticated

either the diplomatic or consular representative of the requesting State or

sworn interpreter of the requested State.



For the execution of letters rogatory shall not be required to refund fees or whatever

of any kind.



This article may not be interpreted in any way as a commitment of the Contracting

party, to change its legislation as regards the probative in criminal law

matters.



Article IV



The Contracting Parties covered by the legislation, in its current state

is not sufficient to bring the full force of this Convention, undertake to do

or navrhnouti his legislative forces necessary measures in this regard.



Article. In



The Contracting Parties shall, in accordance with the current state of the law which is insufficient,

they concur that it shall take measures, recognizing on the one hand the possibility of

tours to the places on which-how can reasonably domnívati-

made, or are kept and that one of the purposes of closer outlined

in the article. I. or a violation of this article-the filthy writings, drawings,

engravings, paintings, prints, paintings, label, badges, photos,

cinematograph film, or other dirty objects, on the one hand they

the seizure, forfeiture and destruction.



Čl.VI



The Contracting Parties agree that, in case of violation of the provisions of article.

I, committed in the territory of one of them, and if you can somehow that

the subjects of the founding this violation, were made on the territory of, or

imported from the territory of another Contracting Party, the Office designated to it within the meaning of

editing of 4 February. May 1910 shall notify immediately the circumstances this authority

the other party, it shall at the same time and all, to enable them to make the necessary

measures.



Article. (VII)



This Convention, of which the French and English are authentic, the

dated this day and will be unloaded for signature until 31 December 2006. March

1924 for each State represented at the Conference, each Member of the Society

Nations, as well as to any State to which the Council of the League of Nations shall deliver to the

This aim, one specimen of this Convention.



Article. (VIII)



This Convention is subject to ratification. The instruments of ratification will be delivered

the General Secretary of the League of Nations, who shall save them

the members of the League of Nations who have signed the Convention, as well as other

States which have signed it.



Secretary General of the League of Nations to the Government of the Republic shall deliver immediately

French certified copy of the documents relating to this Convention.



Within the meaning of the provisions of article 18. the Convention of the League of Nations, writes

Secretary General of the Convention on the day when it goes live.



Article. (IX)



Starting from 31. in March 1924, each State, which was represented at the Conference

and has not signed the Convention, each Member of the League of Nations and each State,

the Council of the League of Nations which delivers to the objectives of the specimen Convention,

will be able to přistoupiti to this Convention.



This approach will be carried out by the Charter to the General Secretary was sent as an

The League of Nations in order to save in the archives of the Secretariat. General

the Secretary shall notify such deposit as soon as members of the League of Nations, who

have signed the Convention, as well as other States which have signed it.



Article. X



The ratification of this Convention, as well as access to it will have in the wake of SE

and without special notification the present and unconditional access to edit from

on 4 April 2006. in May 1910, which shall enter into force on the same day as the Convention itself

throughout the territory of the State or of a member of the League of Nations, which the Convention

ratified or acceded thereto.



The preceding provision shall not, however, without prejudice to article. IV. just cited edit

from day 4. in May 1910, which is use it in the event that a State

preferred access only to this programme.



Article. XI



This Convention shall enter into force on the thirtieth day following the adoption of two ratifications

Secretary General of the League of Nations.



Article. (XII)



This Convention can be vypověděti by written notification addressed to the

Secretary of the League of Nations. Denunciation shall take effect one year after the date on which the

was General Secretary accepted and he will have effect only as regards the


the Member of the League of Nations or the State, which gave the testimony.



Secretary General of the League of Nations shall notify each of the members

The League of Nations who have signed the Convention or proceeded, as well as

the other States which have signed the Convention or acceded, of any

Notice that it occurs.



Termination of this Convention will have about each other in the wake of the current notice

editing of 4 February. in May 1910, though if it does not become an explicit mention in the

the notification list.



Article. XIII



Each Member of the League of Nations or a State which has signed the Convention or to

her may make a Mormon out his signature or access makes no commitment to

either no or one of the territories which are under his protectorate, its

settlements, overseas possessions or territories subject to its sovereignty, neb

its management and can additionally přistoupiti separately on behalf of any of the

the territory, which are under his protectorate, settlements, overseas possessions neb

the territory, which was this statement from the Convention is excluded.



Also notice may debit separately for each territory under its

protectorate, settlement, overseas the estate or subjected to its territory

sovereignty or administration; about this notice will pay through the provisions of the

Article XII.



Article. XIV



Secretary General of the League of Nations will lead a special list indicating

which of the parties have signed the Convention, which have ratified it, to her

have acceded or to disobey. The members of the League of Nations, as well as

any State which has signed the Convention or acceded thereto, will be able to

see into him to this list at any time, which will be uveřejňován as

the most frequently.



Article. XV



Any disputes that arise between the Contracting Parties concerning the interpretation or

the implementation of this Convention, if it is not possible to urovnati is a direct

negotiation, submitted for decision to the Permanent Court of Justice

international justice. If the parties between which the dispute arose, neb

one of them were signed or adopted the Protocol of signature

Convention on the Permanent Court of international justice, it will be their

the choice of the parties to the dispute, be referred to the Standing Court of Justice

International Justice, or to arbitration.



Article. XVI



If five of the parties to the Convention have signed or acceded to the Convention,

requests the Council, convene a revisi of Nations to ensure the objectives of the

the Conference. In all cases, the Council shall examine, at the end of each

five years old, the appropriateness of such a convocation.



On conscience above putting agents have signed this Convention.



Done at Geneva, the 12th of September in the year one thousand devítistého the twentieth

the third, in two original copies, one of which is saved in the

the archives of the League of Nations, and the other in the archives of the Government of the Republic of

The French.



Prozkoumavše endorsement of this Convention, and we confirm it.



The conscience we have signed this sheet and the seal of the Republic

The Czechoslovak přitisknouti dali.



In the castle of Prague, on July 9. March devítistého the twentieth one thousand years

the seventh.



The President of the Republic:



T. g. MASARYK v.r.



Minister of Foreign Affairs:



Dr. EDVARD BENEŠ-v.r.



L. S.



Is announced, adding that the ratification instrument of the Czechoslovak Republic

was stored in the meaning of article 87(1). VIII. Convention on 11 July. in April 1927

the Secretary-General of the League of Nations, which were acquired on the date of the Convention

for the Czechoslovak Republic of international scope.



Outside of the Czechoslovak Republic deposited the instrument of ratification of this yet

the Convention with the Secretary-General of the League of Nations the following States:



Bulgaria (1. VII. 1924), Italy (8. VII. 1924), Siam (28. VII. 1924),

Albanie (13 X 1924), Spain (19. XII. 1924), Austria (12. (I).

1925), Germany (11. In 1925), Monaco (11. In 1925), Finland (29. Vi.

1925), Latvia (7. X 1925), Great Britain also for sev. Ireland, New

Zealand (with the territory under mandate of the w. Samoa), Southern Africa (with the territory under the

the mandate of the jihových. Africa) and India (11. XII. 1925), Switzerland (20. (I).

1926), China (24. II. 1926), Poland in the name of svob. the town of Gdanska (31.

III. 1926), Belgium (31. VII. 1926) and Poland (8. III. 1927).



In addition to the Convention have acceded and she are tied: Egypt (29. X., 1924),

Southern Rhodesia and New Foundland (31. XII. 1925), for Great Britain

settlements: Nigeria, Seychelles, British Honduras, Ceylon, Kenya, island

Maurutius, Šalamounských Islands British protectorate, the settlements of the Islands

Gilbert and Ellice, Fiji, Uganda, Trinidad, Zanzibar, Tanganyika Territory,

Islands under the wind, the Wind Islands, Gambia, Nyassu, Straits

Settlements, Joint. States of Malay, Bruneu, Johore, Kedah, Kelantan,

Trengganu, Sierra Leone, sev. Rhodesia, Barbados, Gold Coast, Cypr,

Gibraltar, Malta, Somalsko, Basutsko, Bečuansko, Swaziland and Hong-Kong

(3. XI. 1926), Great Britain for settlements and mandates: Bermuda, Bahamas, the

Falkland Islands, St. Helena, Palestine and Zajordaní (access date

These settlements, and mandates were not the Secretary-General of the League of Nations

not yet communicated).



Dr. Benes v.r.