Reservations and Declarations for Treaty No.117 - Protocol No. 7 to the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms
Nature of declaration : Declarations, Denunciations, Derogations
Status as of 20/10/2020
NetherlandsDeclaration made at the time of signature, on 22 November 1984 - Or. Engl. .
The Netherlands Government interprets paragraph 1 of Article 2 thus that the right conferred to everyone convicted of a criminal offence to have conviction or sentence reviewed by a higher tribunal relates only to convictions or sentences given in the first instance by tribunals which, according to Netherlands law, are in charge of jurisdiction in criminal matters.
Articles concerned : 2