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 22/10/2017

Germany

Declarations deposited with the Secretary General of the Council of Europe by the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Germany, on 5 July 1955 - Or. Fr./Ger.

In accordance with Article 25 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms signed in Rome on 4 November 1950, the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany recognises, for a period of three years, the competence of the European Commission of Human Rights. The Government of the Federal Republic of Germany approves that the Commission could be seized of a petition to the Secretary General of Council of Europe, from any person, non-governmental organisation or group of individuals claiming to be the victim of a violation by one of the High Contracting Parties, of the rights set forth in the said Convention.

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], the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany recognises as compulsory ipso facto and without special agreement, for a period of three years, the jurisdiction of the European Court of Human Rights in all matters concerning the interpretation and application of the said Convention, on condition of reciprocity.

[Note by the Secretariat : These declarations were renewed for successive periods of three and five years :
- by a declaration from the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Germany, dated 1 July 1958, registered at the Secretariat General on 21 July 1958 - Or. Fr.
- by a declaration from the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Germany, dated 6 June 1961, registered at the Secretariat General on 21 June 1961 - Or. Fr.
- by a declaration from the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Germany, dated 15 June 1966, registered at the Secretariat General on 4 July 1966 - Or. Fr.
- by a declaration from the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Germany, dated 30 June 1971, registered at the Secretariat General on 8 July 1971 - Or. Fr.
- by a declaration from the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Germany, dated 11 June 1976, registered at the Secretariat General on 6 July 1976 - Or. Engl.
- by a declaration from the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Germany, dated 26 June 1981, registered at the Secretariat General on 29 June 1981 - Or. all.
- by a declaration from the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Germany, dated 1 July 1986, registered at the Secretariat General on 21 August 1986 – Or. all.
- by a declaration from the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Germany, dated 20 June 1989, registered at the Secretariat General on 30 June 1989 – Or. all./fr.
- by a declaration from the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Germany, dated 12 July 1994, registered at the Secretariat General on 22 July 1994 – Or. all./fr.]
Period covered: 05/07/1955 - 31/10/1998
Articles concerned : Ex-25, Ex-46


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