0.142.104 original text European Agreement on the movement of young people under the guise of the collective Passport among the Member countries of the Council of Europe determined to Paris December 16, 1961, which was approved by the Federal Assembly on September 27, 1966, Instrument of ratification deposited by the Switzerland on 20 December 1966, entered into force for the Switzerland on 21 January 1967 (State on September 28, 2004) the Governments of the Member States of the Council of Europe signatories Wishing to increase easy movement of young people between their countries, agreed on the following: art. 1. each of the Contracting Parties accept the arrival on its territory of groups of young people from the territory of one of the other Contracting Parties, under the guise of a travel document collective meets the conditions listed in this agreement.
Art. 2. any person on a collective passport for young people must be a national of the country that issued the travel document.
Art. 3. youth, until their 21 birthday, can be admitted to the benefit of the collective travel documents issued in accordance with this agreement.
Art. 4. a leader, at least 21 years old, carrying a passport valid individual and designated according to regulatory requirements possibly in force on the territory of the Contracting Party issuing the collective travel document, should: - hold the collective travel document; - support group; - the formalities of border crossing; - ensure that members of the group remain together.
Art. 5. each travel document for young people must include at least five names and fifty names maximum, not including the group leader.
Art. 6. all individuals on a collective travel document must stay together.
Art. 7 If, contrary to the provisions of art. 6, one of the members of the Group on the collective passport for young people is separated from the group or returns, for whatever reason, whether in the country that issued the title of group travel with his companions, the group leader must report this immediately to the local authorities, and wherever possible the representative diplomatic or consular of the country which issued the said title.
In any case, it must inform the border post at the exit.
A member who is not out of the country with his group must, if necessary, to obtain individual travel by the representative of his country.
Art. 8. the duration of the stay of a group traveling under the guise of a travel document class for youth should not exceed three months.
Art. 9. the group for young people, in accordance with the attached model, travel document must include at least the following information: a. Date and place of issue and authority that issued; (b) Designation of the Group c. countries of destination (or countries); d. duration of validity; e. name, names and number of the passport of the group leader; f. names (in alphabetical order) first names, date and place of birth and place of residence of each Member of the group.
Art. 10. the authority normally responsible for the issuance of passports establishes collective travel in accordance with the prescriptions of art. 9 and certifies that all people there mentioned are nationals of the country of issuance of the title as provided in art. 2. any modification or addition to a collective travel document should be operated by the authority which issued it.
Art. 11. each collective travel document is in principle established in a single original copy.
Each of the Contracting Parties may, at the time of the signature of this agreement, or of the deposit of its instrument of ratification or approval or accession, by declaration addressed to the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, indicate the number of additional copies it could possibly require.
Art. 12. the members of the group traveling under cover of the collective passport are exempted from the presentation of the national identity card.
However they have to be, as appropriate, be able to justify in a way any of their identity.
Each Contracting Party may, when signing this agreement or of the deposit of its instrument of ratification or approval or accession, by declaration addressed to the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, indicate how the members of the group must prove their identity.
Art. 13. each of the Contracting Parties may, at the time of the signature of this agreement or of the deposit of its instrument of ratification or approval or accession, by declaration addressed to the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, extend for the purpose of arrival and stay in its territory and under condition of reciprocity, the provisions of this agreement to the young refugees and stateless persons residing regularly on the territory of an other Contracting Party and whose return to this territory is guaranteed. This statement may be withdrawn at any time by notification addressed to the Secretary General of the Council of Europe.
Art. 14. the present agreement is open for signature by the members of the Council of Europe which can become Parties by: a. signature without reservation of ratification or approval, forgotten the source. Signature subject to ratification or approval, followed by ratification or approval.
The instruments of ratification or approval shall be deposited with the Secretary General of the Council of Europe.
Art. 15. this Agreement shall enter into force one month after the date on which three members of the Council, in accordance with the provisions of art. 14, have signed the agreement without reservation of ratification or approval, or have ratified or approved.
For any Member who will later sign it without reservation of ratification or approval, or will ratify or approve it, the agreement will take effect one month after the date of signature or of the deposit of the instrument of ratification or approval.
Art. 16. after the entry into force of this agreement, the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe may invite any non-Member State of the Council to accede to this agreement. The membership will take effect one month after the date of the deposit of the instrument of accession with the Secretary General of the Council of Europe.
Art. 17. the Secretary General of the Council of Europe shall notify the members of the Council and acceding States: a. the date of the entry into force of this agreement and the names of the members the signing without reservation of ratification or approval, or have been ratified or approved; b. The deposit of any instrument of accession made pursuant to the provisions of art. 16; c. Any declaration and notification received in pursuance of the provisions of the art. 11, 12 and 13; d. Any notification received in application of the provisions of art. 18 and the date on which it will take effect.
Art. 18. this agreement will remain in effect indefinitely.
Any Contracting Party may terminate, which concerned, in the application of this agreement by giving six months notice to that effect to the Secretary General of the Council of Europe.
In faith of what, the undersigned, duly authorized to that effect by their respective Governments, have signed this agreement.
Done at Paris, on 16 December 1961, in french and English, both texts being equally authentic, in a single copy which shall be deposited in the archives of the Council of Europe. The Secretary General will communicate certified copy conform to each of the signatory Governments and members.
Model of collective travel (foreseen by the article 9 of the agreement) Council of the Europe collective passport for young people issued in application of the European Agreement on the movement of young people under the guise of the collective passport, opened for signature by Member States of the Council of Europe on 16 December 1961.
Name of the issuing country Designation of the collective passport issuing authority issued to...
(designation of the Group)... nationals of...
(nom du pays).............
se rendant en ..................
(name of the country)... in transit by valid group leader: name...
Passeport n........................................... (date and place of issue)
List of members of the Group (in alphabetical order) name first name place and date of birth place of residence 1.
The leader of the Group travelling under cover of the present collective passport was fully informed of the responsibilities entrusted to him under the European Agreement on the movement of young people.
Délivré le ....................................
(signature and stamp of the issuing authority)
Scope of the agreement on 19 July 2004 States parties Ratification Signature without reservation of ratification (if any) coming into force Belgium * December 16, 1961 if 16 January 1962 Denmark * 29 May 1968 so 1 July 1968 Spain * 18 May 1982 France June 19, 1982 * December 16, 1961 if 16 January 1962 Greece * December 16, 1961 if 16 January 1962 Ireland * 14 May 1962 if 15 June 1962 Iceland * January 13, 1969 14 February 1969 Italy * August 6, 1963
7 September 1963 Liechtenstein * September 25, 1998 if 26 October 1998 Luxembourg * October 27, 1965 28 November 1965 Macedonia 24 February 1998 Malta 25 March 1998 * December 12, 1966 Norway January 13, 1967 * 29 May 1968 so 1 July 1968 Netherlands * 4 July 1963 5 August 1963 Portugal * September 24, 1984 October 25, 1984 United Kingdom * June 22, 1964 23 July 1964 Sweden * may 27, 1968 so 1 July 1968 Switzerland * December 20, 1966 21 January 1967 Turkey 14 September 1962 So, 15 October 1962 * reservations and declarations, see below.
Reservations and declarations, with the exception of Switzerland, are not published to the RO. Texts in french and English will be available at the address of the Council of Europe website: http://conventions.coe.int/treaty/FR/cadreprincipal.htm or obtained in the Direction of public international law (FDFA), the international treaties Section, 3003 Bern.
Reservations and declarations Switzerland has. With regard to art. 12, identity may be justified by all legal means; b. With regard to art. 13, the provisions of the agreement are extended to young refugees and stateless persons according to the provisions of this article.
1967 898 RO; FF 1966 I 465 art. 1 al. the AF 1 Sept. 27. 1966 (RO 1967 845) State on September 28, 2004