Reservations and Declarations for Treaty No.005 - Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms

Nature of declaration : Declarations, Denunciations, Derogations
Status as of 26/09/2017

Finland

Declarations contained in two letters from the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Finland, dated 10 May 1990, deposited with the instrument of ratification of the Convention on 10 May 1990 – Or. Engl.

On behalf of the Government of Finland, I declare, in accordance with Article 25 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms signed in Rome on 4 November 1950, in accordance with paragraph 2 of Article 6 of Protocol No. 4 to the said Convention, signed in Strasbourg, on 16 September 1963 [Article 6 of the Protocol since the entry into force of Protocol No. 11], and in accordance with Article 7 of Protocol No. 7 to the said Convention, signed in Strasbourg, on 22 November 1984, that it recognises the competence of the European Commission of Human Rights to receive petitions addressed to the Secretary General of the Council of Europe from any person, non-governmental organisation or group of individuals claiming to be the victim of a violation by Finland of the rights set forth in the said Convention, in Articles 1 to 4 to the above-mentioned Protocol No. 4 and in Articles 1 to 5 to the above-mentioned Protocol No. 7.
This recognition is given for an indefinite period as from the date of this declaration, except for Protocols No. 6 and No. 7 for which it becomes valid on the date of entry into force of thoses Protocols in respect of Finland.

On behalf of the Government of Finland, I declare, in accordance with Article 46 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms signed in Rome on 4 November 1950 [see Article 34 of the Convention since the entry into force of Protocol No. 11], in accordance with paragraph 2 of Article 6 of Protocol No. 4 to the said Convention, signed in Strasbourg, on 16 September 1963 [Article 6 of the Protocol since the entry into force of Protocol No. 11], and in accordance with Article 7 of Protocol No. 7 to the said Convention, signed in Strasbourg, on 22 November 1984, that it recognises as compulsory ipso facto and without specital agreement the jurisdiction of the European Court of Human Rights in all matters concerning the interpretation and application of the said Convention, Articles 1 to 4 to the above-mentioned Protocol No. 4 and Articles 1 to 5 to the above-mentioned Protocol No. 7.
This recognition is given for an indefinite period as from the date of this declaration, except for Protocols No. 6 and No. 7 for which it becomes valid on the date of entry into force of thoses Protocols in respect of Finland.
Period covered: 10/05/1990 - 31/10/1998
Articles concerned : Ex-25, Ex-46


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