RUSSIAN FEDERATION federal law on the ratification of Protocol 14 to the Convention N for the protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms, amending the control mechanism of the Convention, from May 13, 2004 years passed by the State Duma January 15, 2010 years approved by the Federation Council January 27, 2010 years Article 1 to ratify Protocol N 14 to the Convention for the protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms, amending the control mechanism of the Convention from May 13, 2004 year signed on behalf of the Russian Federation in the city of Strasbourg May 4, 2006 year (hereinafter referred to as the Protocol), with the following statements: 1), the Protocol will be applied in accordance with the understanding recorded in the Declaration "Ensuring the effectiveness of the enforcement of the European Convention on human rights at national and European levels", adopted by the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe on 5th May 12, 2004 session 114 years;
2) the provisions of the Protocol and their application would not prejudice further steps aimed at achieving a Council of Europe Member States full consensus on strengthening the monitoring mechanism of the Convention for the protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms and the European Court of human rights for the future, including the development of a new additional protocol to the Convention on the basis of the proposals of the "group of wise men" to assess the long-term effectiveness of the control mechanism of the Convention;
3) application of the Protocol would be implemented without prejudice to the process of improving the procedures for the operation of the European Court of human rights, especially for strengthening the stability of its rules, including the adoption by the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe additional measures aimed at strengthening the control over the use of the resources allocated to the European Court of human rights funding and providing quality staffing of the Secretariat of the European Court of human rights, on the understanding that the procedural rules concerning the procedures for the review of the European Court of human rights complaints should be made in the form of an international treaty subject to ratification, or by a State's expression of consent to be bound by it in any other way;
4) the application of paragraph 3 of article 28 of the Convention on the protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms, amended in accordance with article 8 of the Protocol does not exclude the right of a high contracting party, serving the party to the dispute, if elected judge of it is not a member of the Committee, to require him to replace one member of the Committee;
5) none of the provisions of the Protocol would not apply to its entry into force in accordance with article 19.
Article 2 this federal law shall enter into force on the day of its official publication.
The President of the Russian Federation d. Medvedev, Kremlin, Moscow, N 5 February 4, 2010-FZ