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This Act authorizes accession to the Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights to abolish the sentence Adopted in New York on 15 December 1989, the text of which is annexed hereto.
FOREIGN AFFAIRS, INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENT, ADHESION, SECOND OPTIONAL PROTOCOL, INTERNATIONAL COVENANT ON CIVIL AND POLITICAL RIGHTS, PIDCP, ABOLITION, DEATH PENALTY , BILL
JORF No. 177 of August 2, 2007 page 12988
Text No. 13 ACT No. 2007-1164 of 1 August 2007 authorizing the accession to the Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, aiming at the abolition of the death penalty (1)
NOR: MAEX0700030L ELI: https://www.legifrance.gouv.fr/eli/loi/2007/8/1/MAEX0700030L/jo/texte
The National Assembly and the Senate have adopted,
The President of the Republic enacts the following legislation:
Is entitled to join the Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant Civil and political rights to abolish the death penalty, adopted in New York on 15 December 1989, and whose text is annexed to this Law (2).
This Law shall be enforced as the law of the State.
Done at Paris, August 1, 2007.
By the President of the Republic:
Foreign Affairs Minister
(1) Preparatory work: Law No. 2007-1164.
Bill 278 (2006-2007);
Report by Mme Monique Cerisier-ben Guiga, on behalf of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, No. 342 (2006-2007);
Discussion and adoption on 26 June 2007.
Bill, adopted by the Senate, No. 10;
Report by Mr Jacques Remiller, on behalf of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, No. 97;
Discussion and adoption on 26 July 2007.
(2) The text will be published Later in the Official Journal of the French Republic.
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