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 10/08/2020
FranceDeclaration from the Minister for Foreign Affairs of France, dated 20 February 1986, registered at the Secretariat General on 21 February 1986 – 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, 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] and in accordance with Article 7 of Protocol No. 7 to the said Convention, signed in Strasbourg, on 22 November 1984, that it recognises for a new 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, in Articles 1 to 4 of the above-mentioned Protocol No. 4 and in Articles 1 to 5 of the above-mentioned Protocol No. 7.
[Note by the Secretariat : This declaration was renewed for successive periods of three and five years :
- 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: 01/11/1988 - 31/10/1998
Articles concerned : 7
Declaration made at the time of signature, on 22 November 1984, and confirmed at the time of deposit of the instrument of ratification, on 17 February 1986 - Or. Fr.
The Government of the French Republic declares that, in accordance with the meaning of Article 2, paragraph 1, the review by a higher court may be limited to a control of the application of the law, such as an appeal to the Supreme Court.
Period covered: 01/11/1988 -
Articles concerned : 2