Reservations and Declarations for Treaty No.046 - Protocol No. 4 to the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, securing certain rights and freedoms other than those already included in the Convention and in the first Protocol thereto

Nature of declaration : Declarations, Denunciations, Derogations
Status as of 20/09/2019

France

Declaration deposited with the Secretary General by the Permanent Representative of France, on 2 October 1981 – Or. Fr.

On behalf of the Government of the French Republic, I declare, in accordance with Article 25 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms signed in Rome on 4 November 1950, and in accordance with paragraph 2 of Article 6 of Protocol No. 4 to the said Convention, signed in Strasbourg, on 16 September 1963 [Article 6 of the Protocol since the entry into force of Protocol No. 11], that it recognises for a period of five years as from this Declaration, 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 one of the High Contracting Parties, of the rights set forth in the said Convention and in Articles 1 to 4 of the above-mentioned Protocol No. 4.

[Note by the Secretariat : This declaration was renewed for successive periods of three years :
- by a declaration from the Minister for Foreign Affairs of France transmitted by a letter from the Permanent Representative of France, dated 17 October 1986, registered at the Secretariat General on 20 October 1986 – Or. Fr.
- by a declaration from the Minister for Foreign Affairs of France, dated 25 September 1989, registered at the Secretariat General on 27 September 1989 – Or. Fr.
- by a declaration from the Minister for Foreign Affairs of France, dated 22 September 1994, registered at the Secretariat General on 23 September 1994 – Or. Fr.]
Period covered: 02/10/1981 - 31/10/1998
Articles concerned : 6

Declaration from the Minister for Foreign Affairs of France, dated 9 March 1974, deposited with the instrument of ratification, on 3 May 1974 – Or. Fr.

On behalf of the Government of the French Republic, I declare, 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], and in accordance with paragraph 2 of Article 6 of Protocol No. 4 to the said Convention, signed in Strasbourg, on 16 September 1963 [Article 6 of the Protocol since the entry into force of Protocol No. 11], that it recognises for a period of three years as from this Declaration, as compulsory ipso facto and without special agreement, with regard to one other Contracting Party accepting the same obligation, the jurisdiction of the European Court of Human Rights in all matters concerning the interpretation and application of the said Convention and of Articles 1 to 4 of the above-mentioned Protocol No. 4.

[Note by the Secretariat : This declaration was renewed for successive periods of three years :
- by a declaration from the Minister for Foreign Affairs of France, dated 3 May 1977, registered at the Secretariat General on 4 May 1977 – Or. Fr.
- by a declaration from the Minister for Foreign Affairs of France, dated 16 July 1980, registered at the Secretariat General on 30 July 1980 – Or. Fr.
- by a declaration from the Minister for Foreign Affairs of France transmitted by a letter from the Permanent Representative of France, dated 20 October 1983, registered at the Secretariat General on 21 October 1983 – Or. Fr.
- by a declaration from the Minister for Foreign Affairs of France transmitted by a letter from the Permanent Representative of France, dated 17 October 1986, registered at the Secretariat General on 20 October 1986 – Or. Fr.
- by a declaration from the Minister for Foreign Affairs of France, dated 25 September 1989, registered at the Secretariat General on 27 September 1989 – Or. Fr.
- by a declaration from the Minister for Foreign Affairs of France, dated 22 September 1994, registered at the Secretariat General on 23 September 1994 – Or. Fr.]
Period covered: 03/05/1974 - 31/10/1998
Articles concerned : 6


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