Reservations and Declarations for Treaty No.201 - Council of Europe Convention on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse

Nature of declaration : Reservations
Status as of 21/07/2017

Russian Federation

Reservation contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 9 August 2013 – Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 20, paragraph 3, of the Convention, the Russian Federation reserves the right not to apply in full the provisions of Article 20, paragraphs 1.a and 1.e, of the Convention in respect of production and possession of pornographic materials:

а) consisting exclusively of simulated representations or realistic images of a non-existent child;
b) involving children who have reached the age set in application of Article 18, paragraph 2, where these images are produced and possessed by them with their consent and solely for their own private use.
Period covered: 01/12/2013 -
Articles concerned : 20

Reservation contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 9 August 2013 – Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 20, paragraph 4, of the Convention, the Russian Federation reserves the right not to apply in full the provisions of Article 20, paragraph 1.f, of the Convention.
Period covered: 01/12/2013 -
Articles concerned : 20

Reservation contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 9 August 2013 – Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 21, paragraph 2, of the Convention, the Russian Federation reserves the right to limit the application of Article 21, paragraph 1.c, of the Convention to cases where children have been recruited or coerced in conformity with Article 21, paragraphs 1.a and 1.b, of the Convention.
Period covered: 01/12/2013 -
Articles concerned : 21

Reservation contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 9 August 2013 – Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 24, paragraph 3, of the Convention, the Russian Federation reserves the right not to apply in full Article 24, paragraph 2, of the Convention in respect of offences established in accordance with Article 20, paragraph 1.b, d, e and f, Article 21, paragraph 1.c, Article 22 and Article 23 of the Convention.
Period covered: 01/12/2013 -
Articles concerned : 24

Reservation contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 9 August 2013 – Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 25, paragraph 3, of the Convention, the Russian Federation reserves the right not to apply the jurisdiction rules laid down in Article 25, paragraph 1.e, of the Convention.
Period covered: 01/12/2013 -
Articles concerned : 25

Reservation contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 9 August 2013 – Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 25, paragraph 5, of the Convention, the Russian Federation reserves the right to limit the application of Article 25, paragraph 4, of the Convention with regard to offences established in accordance with Article 18, paragraph 1.b, second and third indents, to cases where nationals of the Russian Federation have their habitual residence in the territory of the Russian Federation.
Period covered: 01/12/2013 -
Articles concerned : 25


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