Law No. 2007 - 1164 1 August 2007 Authorising Accession To The Second Optional Protocol To The International Covenant On Civil And Political Rights, Aiming At The Abolition Of The Death Penalty

Original Language Title: LOI n° 2007-1164 du 1er août 2007 autorisant l'adhésion au deuxième protocole facultatif se rapportant au Pacte international relatif aux droits civils et politiques, visant à abolir la peine de mort

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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.

Keywords

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
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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
Alias: https://www.legifrance.gouv.fr/eli/loi/2007/8/1/2007-1164/jo/texte


The National Assembly and the Senate have adopted,
The President of the Republic enacts the following legislation:

Sole Article


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.


Nicolas Sarkozy


By the President of the Republic:


Prime Minister,

François Fillon

Foreign Affairs Minister

and European,

Bernard Kouchner


(1) Preparatory work: Law No. 2007-1164.

Senate:

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.

National Assembly:

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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