Law No. 24 of 13 January 1998 on the ratification of the Convention on the recognition of academic titles, done at Paris on 14 December 1959, published in PARLIAMENT ISSUING the OFFICIAL GAZETTE nr. 19 of 21 January 1998, the Romanian Parliament adopts this law.
The sole article Shall ratify the European Convention on the academic recognition of University titles, adopted at Paris on 14 December 1959.
This law was adopted by the Senate at its meeting on 28 October 1997, in compliance with the provisions of art. 74 para. (2) of the Constitution of Romania.
SENATE PRESIDENT PETRE ROMAN this law was adopted by the Chamber of deputies at its meeting on 8 December 1997, in compliance with the provisions of art. 74 para. (2) of the Constitution of Romania.
p. CHAMBER of DEPUTIES PRESIDENT ANDREW JOHN CHILIMAN European Convention on the academic recognition of University securities *) — — — — — — — — — — — — * Note) version.
The signatory Governments, members of the Council of Europe, having regard to the European cultural Convention, signed at Paris on 19 December 1954, having regard to the European Convention on the equivalence of diplomas allowing access to universities, signed at Paris on 11 December 1953, having regard to the European Convention on the equivalence of periods of University study, signed at Paris on 15 December 1956 considering that these conventions should be supplemented by provisions providing for the academic recognition of University titles acquired abroad, have agreed upon the following: Article 1 for the purposes of this Convention: a the term:) designates universities (i) universities; and (them) institutions regarded as of university level by the Contracting Parties in whose territories they are situated and having the right to confer titles of university level;
b) means any university degree, diploma or certificate from a University situated in the territory of a Contracting Party and ending a period of academic studies;
c) are not considered academic titles, in the meaning of subparagraph (a). b) of this article, the degrees, diplomas or certificates issued as a result of an examination.
Article 2 1. The purpose of this Convention is established a distinction between the parties as to their territory, the competent authority shall equivalences issues of debt securities is: a) the State;
c) State or University, if applicable.
2. Each Contracting Party shall bring to the attention of the Secretary-General of the Council of Europe, within one year from the date of entry into force of this Convention, the competent authority, that is the problem of equivalence of University titles on its territory.
Article 3 1. The Contracting Parties referred to in subparagraph (a). of paragraph 1 of) art. 2, of the Convention will grant academic recognition of academic titles issued by a University situated in the territory of another Contracting Party.
2. Academic Recognition of a foreign University will allow the holder: (a) to pursue university studies) complementary and to attend university exams, concluding these studies in order to be admitted to preparing higher degree or title, including his doctorate, under the same conditions as those applying to nationals of the Contracting Party where admission to these studies and exams depends on possession of a National University of the same nature;
b use a title), conferred by a foreign University, stating its origin.
Article 4 with regard to subparagraph (c). of paragraph 2) art. 3, of the Convention, each Contracting Party will be able to: a) where regulation exams required for a foreign university title does not contain certain prescribed materials appropriate for the national title, not to grant recognition only after successfully passing an examination in addition to these subjects;
b) to impose a foreign academic title holders a sample in its official language or in one of its official languages, if studies have been made in another language.
Article 5 the Contracting Parties referred to in subparagraph (a). b) to paragraph 1 of article 3. 2, of the Convention shall transmit the text of the Convention to the competent authorities in their territory, the issue of equity securities, and will encourage them to examine with benevolence and to apply the principles set out in article 11. 3 and 4.
Article 6 the Contracting Parties referred to in subparagraph (a). c) of paragraph 1 of article 3. 2, of the Convention shall apply the provisions of article 4. 3 and 4, where the equivalence of academic titles you state, and article 4. 5, where the State is not the competent authority in the matter.
Article 7 the Secretary general of the Council of Europe will be able to periodically invite the parties to submit a statement in writing of the measures and decisions taken for the execution of the provisions of this Convention.
Article 8 the Secretary general of the Council of Europe shall communicate to other Contracting Parties information received from each of them, in accordance with art. 2 and 7 of the Convention, and will keep you up to date on the Committee of Ministers on the progress made in the implementation of this Convention.
Article 9 nothing in this Convention shall be not considered likely: a) to affect any more favourable provisions concerning the recognition of foreign academic titles, contained in a Convention to which any of the Contracting Parties would already be signed, or make less favoured the conclusion of such a Convention by one of the Contracting Parties; or (b) any obligation) to prevent injury to persons to obey the laws and regulations in force in the territory of a Contracting Party in respect of the entry, stay and departure of foreigners.
Article 10 1. This Convention shall be open for signature by the members of the Council of Europe. It will be ratified. The instruments of ratification shall be deposited with the Secretary-General of the Council of Europe.
2. This Convention shall enter into force one month after the date of deposit of the third instrument of ratification.
3. For any signatory ratifying subsequently, the Convention shall enter into force one month from the date of the instrument or ratification.
4. After the entry into force of this Convention, the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe will be able to invite any non-Member State of the Council to accede to it. Any State which has received this invitation will be able to give their adhesion, posting and its instrument of accession with the Secretary-General of the Council of Europe. Adhering to any State, this Convention shall enter into force one month from the date of deposit of the instrument of accession, or.
5. The Secretary-General of the Council of Europe shall transmit to all members of the Council of Europe, as well as the acceding States depositing instruments of ratification and adherence.
Article 11 any Contracting Party will be able to, or when depositing the instrument of ratification or accession, or at any time thereafter, declare by notification addressed to the Secretary general of the Council of Europe, that this Convention shall apply to all or part of the territories of the international relations of which it ensures.
Article 12 1. On the expiry of a period of five years from its entry into force, this Convention will be, at any time, set aside each of the Contracting Parties.
This cancellation will be made along the path of a notification addressed to the Secretary general of the Council of Europe, who shall inform the other Contracting Party.
2. cancellation shall take effect for the Contracting Party concerned six months after the date of its receipt by the Secretary general of the Council of Europe.
In the knowledge of the undersigned, being duly authorised to that effect by their respective Governments, have signed this Convention.
Developed in Paris on December 14, 1959, in French and English languages, both texts having equal value, 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 a certified copy to each of the signatory and acceding Governments.
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For the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain, Petur Eggerz David Ormsby-Gore for the Irish Government, Strasbourg, 13 January 1964, Endorsements made pursuant to article 13. 10 (4): Brian Durnin For Government of the Italian Republic, Spain: 17 December 1976 g. Pella Yugoslavia: 15 September 1977 For the Government of the Principality of Liechtenstein, the Holy See: 21 June 1979 — — — — — — — — — — — —