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 : Reservations
Status as of 23/09/2019

Denmark

Reservation contained in a letter from the Chargé d'affaires a.i. of Denmark, dated 18 August 1988, handed to the Secretary General at the time of deposit of the instrument of ratification, on 18 August 1988 - Or. Engl.

The Government of Denmark declares that Article 2, paragraph 1 does not bar the use of rules of the Administration of Justice Act ("Lov om rettens pleje") according to which the possibility of review by a higher court - in cases subject to prosecution by the lower instance of the prosecution ("politisager") - is denied

a. when the prosecuted, having been duly notified, fails to appear in court;
b. when the court has repealed the punishment ; or
c. in cases where only sentences of fines or confiscation of objects below the amount or value established by law are imposed.
Period covered: 01/11/1988 -
Articles concerned : 2

Declaration contained in a letter from the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Denmark, dated 1 August 1994, transmitted by Note Verbale from the Permanent Representation, dated 2 September 1994, registered at the Secretariat General on 2 September 1994 - Or. Engl.

With reference to Protocol No. 7 to the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms adopted by the Council of Europe on 22 November 1984 and ratified by Denmark on 18 August 1988, I have the honour to state that Denmark withdraws its territorial reservation made upon ratification of the said Protocol according to which the Protocol should not apply to the Faroe Islands.
Period covered: 02/09/1994 -
Articles concerned : 6

Declaration contained in a letter from the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Denmark, dated 1 August 1994, transmitted by Note Verbale from the Permanent Representation, dated 2 September 1994, registered at the Secretariat General on 2 September 1994 - Or. Engl.

The Danish reservation made in respect of Article 2, paragraph 1, of the Protocol shall also apply to the Faroe Islands.
Period covered: 02/09/1994 -
Articles concerned : 2


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