Reservations and Declarations for Treaty No.024 - European Convention on Extradition

Nature of declaration : Reservations
Status as of 10/12/2019


Reservation contained in a letter from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, dated 30 November 1957, handed to the Secretary General at the time of signature, on 13 December 1957 - Or. Fr.

The assurance mentioned in Article 11 will be limited to the following procedure:

In the event of extradition to Turkey of an individual under sentence of death or accused of an offence punishable by death, any requested Party whose law does not provide for capital punishment shall be authorised to transmit a request for commutation of death sentence to life imprisonment. Such request shall be transmitted by the Turkish Government to the Grand National Assembly, which is the final instance for confirming a death sentence, insofar as the Assembly has not already pronounced on the matter.
Period covered: 18/04/1960 -
Articles concerned : 11

Note by the Secretariat: See also the reservation made by Turkey to Article 1 of the Fourth Additional Protocol to the Convention (CETS No. 212), on 11 July 2016.
Period covered: 01/01/2016 -
Articles concerned : 10

Source : Treaty Office on - * Disclaimer.