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

Nature of declaration : Reservations
Status as of 19/10/2017

Denmark

Reservation contained in a letter from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark, dated 30 August 1962, handed to the Secretary General at the time of deposit of the instrument of ratification, on 13 September 1962 - Or. Fr.

Extradition may be granted on condition that the person charged with an offence shall not be proceeded against before a special court. Extradition may be refused if its object is the execution of a sentence pronounced by such a court.
Period covered: 12/12/1962 -
Articles concerned : 1

Reservation contained in a letter from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark, dated 30 August 1962, handed to the Secretary General at the time of deposit of the instrument of ratification, on 13 September 1962 - Or. Fr.

Extradition may be refused if it is liable to have particularly serious consequences for the person claimed on account of his age, state of health or other personal reasons.
Period covered: 12/12/1962 -
Articles concerned : 1

Reservation contained in a letter from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark, dated 30 August 1962, handed to the Secretary General at the time of deposit of the instrument of ratification, on 13 September 1962 - Or. Fr.

Extradition may be refused if the competent authorities of a third State have, by a final judgment, either acquitted or convicted the person concerned in respect of the offence giving rise to the request for extradition, or if the competent authorities of a third State have decided to waive or to discontinue proceedings in respect of the same offence.
Period covered: 12/12/1962 -
Articles concerned : 1

Reservation contained in a letter from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark, dated 30 August 1962, handed to the Secretary General at the time of deposit of the instrument of ratification, on 13 September 1962 - Or. Fr. - and withdrawn by a letter from the Permanent Representative of Denmark, dated 23 September 2002, registered at the Secretariat General on 23 September 2002 - Or. Engl.

The obligation to grant extradition shall be restricted to offences which, under the Danish penal code, are punishable by a penalty more severe than imprisonment for one year or simple detention.
Period covered: 12/12/1962 - 23/09/2002
Articles concerned : 2

Reservation contained in a letter from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark, dated 30 August 1962, handed to the Secretary General at the time of deposit of the instrument of ratification, on 13 September 1962 - Or. Fr.

A decision as to whether, in a given instance, the taking or attempted taking of the life of a Head of State or a member of his family is to be deemed a political offence shall be made after consideration of the facts of the case.
Period covered: 12/12/1962 -
Articles concerned : 3

Reservation contained in a letter from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark, dated 30 August 1962, handed to the Secretary General at the time of deposit of the instrument of ratification, on 13 September 1962 - Or. Fr.

Extradition for a military offence which is also a civil offence may only be granted provided the extradited person is not convicted under military law.
Period covered: 12/12/1962 -
Articles concerned : 4

Reservation contained in a letter from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark, dated 30 August 1962, handed to the Secretary General at the time of deposit of the instrument of ratification, on 13 September 1962 - Or. Fr.

Where seemingly indicated by special circumstances, the Danish authorities may require the requesting country to produce evidence establishing a sufficient presumption of guilt on the part of the person concerned. Should such evidence be deemed insufficient, extradition may be refused.
Period covered: 12/12/1962 -
Articles concerned : 12


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