Reservations and Declarations for Treaty No.005 - Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms
Nature of declaration : Reservations
Status as of 28/05/2017
GermanyReservation contained in the instrument of ratification, deposited on 5 December 1952 - Or. Engl. and withdrawn by a Note Verbale from the Permanent Representation of the Federal Republic of Germany, dated 1 October 2001, registered at the Secretariat General on 5 October 2001 – Or. Engl.
In conformity with Article 64 of the Convention [Article 57 since the entry into force of the Protocol No 11], the German Federal Republic makes the reservation that it will only apply the provisions of Article 7 paragraph 2 of the Convention within the limits of Article 103 paragraph 2 of the Basic Law of the German Federal Republic. This provides that any act is only punishable if it was so by law before the offence was committed.
Period covered: 03/09/1953 - 05/10/2001
Articles concerned : 7