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 17/11/2019
EstoniaDeclarations containes in a Note Verbale from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Estonia, dated 12 April 1996, deposited with the instruments of ratification on 16 April 1996 - Or. Engl.
In accordance with Article 25, Estonia, for a period of three years after the instruments of ratification are deposited, recognises the competence of the European Commission of 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 the Republic of Estonia of the rights set forth in this Convention, as well as in Articles 1 to 4 of Protocol No. 4 and Articles 1 to 5 of Protocol No. 7.
In accordance with Article 46 [see Article 34 of the Convention since the entry into force of Protocol No. 11], Estonia, for a period of three years after the instruments of ratification are deposited, and on condition of reciprocity by the High Contracting Parties, recognises as compulsory ipso facto and without special agreement the jurisdiction of the European Court of Human Rights in all matters concerning the interpretation and application of the present Convention as well as in Articles 1 to 4 of Protocol No. 4 and Articles 1 to 5 of Protocol No. 7.
Period covered: 16/04/1996 - 31/10/1998
Articles concerned : Ex-25, Ex-46