On November 4, 1950 In The European Human Rights And Fundamental Freedoms 13. Protocol On The Death Penalty, The Complete Abolition Of

Original Language Title: Par 1950.gada 4.novembra Eiropas Cilvēka tiesību un pamatbrīvību aizsardzības konvencijas 13.protokolu par nāves soda pilnīgu atcelšanu

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The Saeima has adopted and the President promulgated the following laws: On November 4, 1950 in the European human rights and fundamental freedoms 13. Protocol on the death penalty, the complete abolition of article 1. 4 November 1950 European human rights and fundamental freedoms 13. Protocol on the abolition of the death penalty fully (hereinafter referred to as the Protocol) with this law is adopted and approved.
2. article. This Protocol shall enter into force on the procedure laid down in article 7, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs shall notify the newspaper "journal".
3. article. The Ministry of Justice to coordinate the fulfilment of the obligations provided for in the Protocol.
4. article. The law will enter into force simultaneously with the amendments to the criminal law. With the law put the Protocol in English, and its translation into Latvian language.
The Parliament adopted the law of 13 October 2011.
The President a. Smith in 2011 From 26 October Protocol. 13 to the Convention for the Protection of Human rights and Fundamental Freedom, concerning the abolition of the death penalty in all of circumstanc Vilnius, 3. g. 2002 the member States of the Council of Europe signatory heret, Convinced that everyone's right to life is a basic value in a democratic society and that the abolition of the death penalty is essential for the protection of this right and for the full recognition of the dignity of the human being inheren all;
Wishing to strengthen the protection of the right to life guaranteed by the Convention for the Protection of Human rights and Fundamental Freedom of 4 November signed at Rome on the 1950 (hereinafter referred to as "the Convention");
Noting that Protocol No. 6 to the Convention, concerning the Abolition of the Death Penalty, signed at Strasbourg on 28 April 1983, does not exclude the death penalty in respect of acts committed in time of war or a threat of war of imminen;
Being resolved to take the final step in order to abolish the death penalty in all, have agreed as circumstanc follows: article 1 – Abolition of the death penalty the death penalty shall be abolished. No one shall be condemned to such penalty or executed.
Article 2 – Prohibition of derogations from the derogation from the provision of this Protocol shall be made under article 15 of the Convention.
Article 3-Prohibition of reservations from the reservation may be made under article 57 of the Convention in respect of the provision of this Protocol.
Article 4 – Territorial application 1 Any State may, at the time of signature or when depositing its instrument of ratification, acceptance or approval, specify the territory or territories to which this Protocol shall apply.
2 Any State may at any later date, by a declaration addressed to the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, extend the application of this Protocol to any other territory specified in the declaration. In respect of such territory the Protocol shall enter into force on the first day of the month following the expiration of a period of three months after the date of receipt of such declaration by the Secretary General.
3 Any declaration made under the two preceding paragraphs may, in respect of any territory specified in such declaration, be withdrawn or modified by a notification addressed to the Secretary General. The withdrawals or modification shall become effective on the first day of the month following the expiration of a period of three months after the date of receipt of such notification by the Secretary General.
Article 5 – Relationship to the Convention As between the States parties the provision of articles 1 to 4 of this Protocol shall be regarded as additional articles to the Convention, and all the provision of the Convention shall apply accordingly.
Article 6 – signature and ratification this Protocol shall be open for signature by member States of the Council of Europe which have signed the Convention. It is subject to ratification, acceptance or approval. (A) the member State of the Council of Europe may not ratify.â, accept or approve this Protocol without previously or simultaneously ratifying the Convention. The instrument of ratification, acceptance or approval shall be deposited with the Secretary General of the Council of Europe.
Article 7 – Entry into force 1 this Protocol shall enter into force on the first day of the month following the expiration of a period of three months after the date on which ten member States of the Council of Europe have expressed their consent to be bound by the Protocol in accordanc with the provision of article 2 In respect of 6. any member State which subsequently express their consent to it be bound by it , the Protocol shall enter into force on the first day of the month following the expiration of a period of three months after the date of the deposit of the instrument of ratification, acceptance or approval.
Article 8 – Depositary functions the Secretary General of the Council of Europe shall notify all the member States of the Council of Europe of: a any signature;
(b) the deposit of any instrument of ratification, acceptance or approval;
(c) any date of entry into force of this Protocol in accordanc with articles 4 and 7;
(d) any other Act, notification or communication relating to this Protocol.
In witness whereof the undersigned, being duly authorised, have signed theret this Protocol.
Done at Vilnius, this 3rd day of May 2002, in English and in French, both texts being equally authentic, in a single copy which shall be deposited in the archives of the Council of Europe. The Secretary General of the Council of Europe shall transmit certified cop to each member State of the Council of Europe.
 
European human rights and fundamental freedoms 13. Protocol on the death penalty, the complete abolition of [Vilnius, 03.05.2002] Member States of the Council of Europe, signatory to this Protocol, convinced that everyone's right to life is a basic value of democratic society and that the abolition of the death penalty is essential for the protection of this right and an integral part of all people respect for full recognition.
Desiring to strengthen the right to life, which guarantee the Convention on human rights and fundamental freedoms, signed in Rome in 1950 to November 4 (hereinafter referred to as "the Convention");
Noting that the Protocol 6 of the Convention on the abolition of the death penalty, signed in Strasbourg on 28 April 1983, does not provide for the abolition of the death penalty in respect of acts committed in time of war or of imminent threat of war;
determined to take the last step to abolish the death penalty in all circumstances, have agreed as follows.
Article 1 – abolition of the death penalty the death penalty is irrevocable. No one person should be condemned to such penalty or executed.
Article 2 – the prohibition of derogations derogations from the provisions of this Protocol, on the basis of article 15 of the Convention are not permitted.
Article 3 – prohibition of Reservations in respect of the provisions of this Protocol are not permitted reservations on the basis of article 57 of the Convention.
Article 4 – territorial application 1.      Any country may, when signing this Protocol or ratification, acceptance or approval, specify one or more of the territories to which this Protocol applies.
2. Any State may at any later date, by submitting a European Declaration addressed to the Secretary General of the Council, to extend the application of this Protocol to any territory specified in the Declaration. In respect of such territory the Protocol shall enter into force on the first day of the month following a period of three months from the date on which the Secretary-General has received the following statement.
3. any declaration made under the two preceding paragraphs may, in respect of any territory specified in the Declaration, to withdraw or amend, by means of a notification addressed to the Secretary General. The revocation or amendment shall enter into force on the first day of the month following a period of three months from the date on which the Secretary-General has received the following statement.
Article 5 – Obligations of the States parties to the Convention in their mutual relations of this Protocol article 1 to 4 shall be considered as additional articles to the Convention, and consequently all the articles of the Convention.
Article 6 – signature and ratification this Protocol shall be open for signature by the Member States of the Council of Europe which have signed the Convention. It shall be subject to ratification, acceptance or approval. The Member States of the Council of Europe is not entitled to ratify, accept or approve this Protocol without previously or simultaneously ratifying the Convention. The instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval shall be deposited with the Secretary-General of the Council of Europe.
Article 7 – entry into force 1.      This Protocol shall enter into force on the first day of the month following a period of three months from the date on which ten Member States of the Council of Europe have acknowledged that Protocol is bound, as laid down in article 6.
2. For each Member State, which then recognises that this Protocol is bound to it, the Protocol shall enter into force on the first day of the month following a period of three months from the date of the deposit of the instrument of ratification, acceptance or approval.
Article 8 – depositary functions the Secretary General of the Council of Europe shall notify all the Member States of the Council of Europe of: a any signature;
(b) any instrument of ratification, acceptance or approval of the deposit;
(c) any of the date of entry into force of the Protocol, as set out in article 4 and 7;
(d) any other Act, notification or communication relating to this Protocol.

In witness thereof, the undersigned, being duly authorised thereto, have signed this Protocol.
Drawn up [Vilnius] [3 May 2002], in English and French, which both texts being equally authentic, in a single copy which shall be deposited in the archives of the Council of Europe. The Secretary-General of the Council of Europe shall transmit certified copies to each Member State of the Council of Europe.