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 25/09/2017

Spain

Declaration made at the time of deposit the instrument of ratification, on 4 October 1979 - Or. Sp.

Spain declares that it interprets the provisions of the last sentence in Article 10, paragraph 1, as being compatible with the present system governing the organisation of radio and television broadcasting in Spain.
Period covered: 04/10/1979 -
Articles concerned : 10

Declaration made at the time of deposit the instrument of ratification, on 4 October 1979 - Or. Sp.

The provisions of Articles 15 and 17 to the effect that they permit the adoption of the measures contemplated in Articles 55 and 116 of the Spanish Constitution.
Period covered: 04/10/1979 -
Articles concerned : 15

Declaration from the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Spain, dated 11 June 1981, registered at the Secretariat General on 16 June 1981 – Or. Fr.

On behalf of the Spanish Government, I declare, in accordance with Article 25 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, done at Rome on 4 November 1950, that it recognises as from 1 July 1981 and for a period of two years, the competence of the European Commission of Human Rights to receive petitions addressed to the Secretary General subsequently to 1 July 1981, by any person, non-governmental organisation or group of individuals claiming, in relation to any act or decision occurring or any facts or events arising subsequently to this date, to be the victim of a violation of the rights set forth in the Convention.

[Note by the Secretariat: This declaration was renewed for a period of two years by a declaration from the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Spain, dated 7 June 1983, registered at the Secretariat General on 23 June 1983 – Or. Fr., and tacitly renewed for new five year periods if no contrary intention is notified before the expiry of the current period by a declaration from the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Spain, dated 18 October 1985, registered at the Secretariat General on 29 October 1985 – Or. Fr.]
Period covered: 01/07/1981 - 31/10/1998
Articles concerned : Ex-25

Declaration from the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Spain deposited with the instrument of ratification on 4 October 1979 - Or. Spa.

I have the honour to 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], as amended by the provisions of Protocol No. 3 of 6 May 1963 and of Protocol No. 5 of 20 January 1966, that Spain recognises as compulsory ipso facto and without special agreement, on condition of reciprocity, the jurisdiction of the European Court of Human Rights in all matters concerning the interpretation and application of the Convention arising subsequently to 14 October 1979.

[Note by the Secretariat: This declaration was renewed for successive periods of three and five years :
- by a declaration from the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Spain, dated 24 September 1982, registered at the Secretariat General on 13 October 1982 – Or. Fr.
- by a declaration from the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Spain, dated 18 October 1985, registered at the Secretariat General on 29 October 1985 – Or. Fr.
and tacitly renewed for new five year periods if no contrary intention is notified before the expiry of the current period by a declaration from the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Spain, dated 10 October 1990, registered at the Secretariat General on 22 October 1990 – Or. Fr.]
Period covered: 15/10/1979 - 31/10/1998
Articles concerned : Ex-46


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