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 30/03/2017

Switzerland

Declaration from the Head of the Federal Political Department of Switzerland, dated 28 November 1974, appended to the instrument of ratification deposited on 28 November 1974 – Or. Fr.

On behalf of the Swiss Federal Council, 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, that it recognises for a period of three years as from the present declaration, the competence of the European Commission for 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 Switzerland of the rights set forth in the said Convention.

[Note by the Secretariat: This declaration was renewed for successive periods of three years :
- by a declaration from the Head of the Federal Political Department of Switzerland, dated 18 November 1977, registered at the Secretariat General on 22 November 1977 – Or. Fr.
- by a declaration from the Head of the Federal Political Department of Switzerland, dated 3 November 1980, registered at the Secretariat General on 19 November 1980 – Or. Fr.
- by a declaration from the Head of the Federal Political Department of Switzerland, dated 4 October 1983, registered at the Secretariat General on 10 October 1983 – Or. Fr.
- by a declaration from the Head of the Federal Political Department of Switzerland, dated 20 October 1986, registered at the Secretariat General on 5 November 1986 – Or. Fr.
- by a declaration from the Head of the Federal Political Department of Switzerland, dated 30 November 1989, registered at the Secretariat General on 6 December 1989 – Or. Fr.
- by a declaration from the Head of the Federal Political Department of Switzerland, dated 5 November 1992, registered at the Secretariat General on 5 November 1992 – Or. Fr.
- by a declaration from the Head of the Federal Political Department of Switzerland, dated 24 November 1995, registered at the Secretariat General on 30 November 1995 – Or. Fr.]
Period covered: 28/11/1974 - 31/10/1998
Articles concerned : Ex-25

Declaration from the Head of the Federal Political Department of Switzerland, dated 28 November 1974, appended to the instrument of ratification deposited on 28 November 1974 – Or. Fr.

On behalf of the Swiss Federal Council, 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], that it recognises as compulsory ipso facto and without special agreement, with regard to any other Contracting Party accepting the same obligation, the jurisdiction of the European Court of Human Rights in all matters concerning the interpretation and application of the said Convention.
Period covered: 28/11/1974 - 31/10/1998
Articles concerned : Ex-46


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