Reservations and Declarations for Treaty No.108 - Convention for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data

Nature of declaration : Declarations, Denunciations, Derogations
Status as of 20/06/2018

Serbia

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 6 September 2005 - Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 3, paragraph 2, sub-paragraph a, of the Convention, Serbia and Montenegro shall not apply the Convention to automated databases containing personal data being kept in accordance with criminal records and State security regulations.

[Note by the Secretariat: See the declaration from Serbia dated 26 January 2011. Entry into force of the replacement of this declaration : 5 May 2011.]
Period covered: 01/01/2006 -
Articles concerned : 3

Declaration contained in a Note Verbale from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Serbia, dated 26 January 2011, registered at the Secretariat General on 4 February 2011 - Or. Engl.

The Republic of Serbia replaces its declaration of 6 September 2005 as contained in its instrument of ratification to the Convention by the following declaration :

Pursuant to Article 3, paragraph 2, sub-paragraph a, of the Convention, the Republic of Serbia shall not apply the Convention with regard to the automatic processing of:

1. data that are available to the general public and printed in public newspapers and publications or that are accessible in the archives, museums and other related organisations;
2. data that are being processed for family and other personal purposes and that are not accessible to a third party;
3. data relating to members of political parties, associations, trade unions and other associations, that are being processed by these organisations provided that the relevant member states in writing that certain provisions of the law shall not apply to the processing of his personal data for a certain period of time which does not last longer than the duration of his/her membership; and
4. personal data published by a person capable of looking after his/her own interests.
Period covered: 05/05/2011 -
Articles concerned : 3

Declaration contained in a Note Verbale from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Serbia, dated 26 January 2011, registered at the Secretariat General on 4 February 2011 - Or. Engl.

Pursuant to Article 3, paragraph 2, sub-paragraph c, of the Convention, the Republic of Serbia declares that the Convention applies to the processing of personal data contained in the database that is not automated.
Period covered: 05/05/2011 -
Articles concerned : 3

Declaration contained in an instrument of acceptance transmitted by the Permanent Representation of Serbia, on 15 May 2007, and registered by the Secretariat General on 18 May 2007 – Or. Engl.

The Republic of Serbia accepts the amendments to the Convention for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data (ETS 108) allowing the European Communities to accede to the Convention, as adopted by the Committee of Ministers in Strasbourg on 15 June 1999.
Articles concerned : 21


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