Reservations and Declarations for Treaty No.054 - Protocol to the European Agreement on the Protection of Television Broadcasts

Declarations in force as of today
Status as of 25/08/2016

Germany

Reservation made at the time of deposit of the instrument of ratification, on 8 September 1967 - Or. Fr.

In accordance with Article 10 of the European Agreement on the Protection of Television Broadcasts, the Federal Republic of Germany intends to avail itself of the reservations provided for in Article 3, paragraph 1, sub-paragraphs b and c, and sub-paragraph e as amended by Article 2, paragraph 2 of the Protocol to the said Agreement.
Period covered: 09/10/1967 -
Articles concerned : 2

Declaration made at the time of deposit of the instrument of ratification, on 8 September 1967 - Or. Fr.

The European Agreement on the Protection of Television Broadcasts and Protocol to the said Agreement shall also apply to the Land Berlin with effect from the date on which they enter into force in respect of the Federal Republic of Germany.
Period covered: 09/10/1967 -
Articles concerned : -


Turkey

Reservation contained in a letter from the Permanent Representative of Turkey, dated 19 December 1975, registered at the Secretariat General on the same day - Or. Fr.

The Government of Turkey, while ratifying the Protocol to the European Agreement on the Protection of Television Broadcasts, declares that it does not consider itself bound to carry out the provisions of the said Protocol in relation to the Greek Cypriot Administration, which is not constitutionally entitled to represent alone the Republic of Cyprus.

[Note by the Secretariat: The Notification of the above reservation mentioned the Decision taken by the Committee of Ministers in February 1976, at the 254th meeting of the Ministers' Deputies, which reads as follows :

"The Deputies,
In the light of the foregoing discussion, and referring solely to the procedural aspects of the deposit of the seven instruments of ratification,
Considered that the Secretary General should proceed, with effect from 19 December 1975 to the registration of these instruments of ratification as presented by the Permanent Representative of Turkey by letters dated 19 December 1975 and notify the Governments of member States thereof, it being understood that the registration of reservations by the Secretary General has no effect on their validity.
The above decision will in no way affect the position of the Government of the Republic of Cyprus in the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe."]

Period covered: 19/12/1975 -
Articles concerned : -


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