Reservations and Declarations for Treaty No.031 - European Agreement on the Abolition of Visas for Refugees

Nature of declaration : Declarations, Denunciations, Derogations
Status as of 23/09/2019

Malta

Declaration made at the time of signature, without reservation of ratification, of the instrument, on 17 January 1989 - Or. Engl.

Settlement in the meaning of Article 5 of the European Agreement on the Abolition of Visas for Refugees shall be determined in relation to the place where the refugee's personal interests are centred. Consequently, presence on the territory of a High Contracting Party for the purpose of attending an educational establishment, medical establishment, convalescent home or other similar institution shall not constitute settlement within the meaning of the said Article 5.
Period covered: 18/02/1989 -
Articles concerned : 5


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