Reservations and Declarations for Treaty No.148 - European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages

Nature of declaration : Declarations, Denunciations, Derogations
Status as of 24/05/2019

Poland

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 12 February 2009 - Or. Engl.

The Republic of Poland declares that it shall apply the Charter in accordance with the Act on national and ethnic minorities and on regional language, dated 6 January 2005.
Period covered: 01/06/2009 -
Articles concerned : 1

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 12 February 2009 - Or. Engl.

The Republic of Poland declares, in accordance with Article 3, paragraph 1, of the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages that, within the meaning of the Charter, minorities languages in the Republic of Poland are: Belorussian, Czech, Hebrew, Yiddish, Karaim, Kashub, Lithuanian, Lemko, German, Armenian, Romani, Russian, Slovak, Tatar and Ukrainian.

The regional language is the Kashub language. The national minorities languages are Belorussian, Czech, Hebrew, Yiddish, Lithuanian, German, Armenian, Russian, Slovak and Ukrainian. The ethnic minorities languages are Karaim, Lemko, Romani and Tatar. The non-territorial languages are Hebrew, Yiddish, Karaim, Armenian and Romani.
Period covered: 01/06/2009 -
Articles concerned : 3

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 12 February 2009 - Or. Engl.

The Republic of Poland declares, in accordance with Article 2, paragraph 2 of the Charter, that the following provisions of Part III of the Charter will be applied for the languages listed above:

Article 8
Paragraph 1 a (i), b (i), c (i), d (iii), e (ii), g, h, i,
Paragraph 2;

Article 9
Paragraph 2 a;

Article 10
Paragraph 2 b, g,
Paragraph 5;

Article 11
Paragraph 1 a (ii), (iii), b (ii), c (ii), d, e (i), f (ii), g,
Paragraph 2,
Paragraph 3;

Article 12
Paragraph 1 a, b, c, d, e, f, g,
Paragraph 2,
Paragraph 3;

Article 13
Paragraph 1 b, c, d,
Paragraph 2 b;

Article 14
Subparagraphs a, b.
Period covered: 01/06/2009 -
Articles concerned : 2


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