Reservations and Declarations for Treaty No.157 - Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities
Nature of declaration : Declarations, Denunciations, Derogations
Status as of 01/12/2020
AustriaDeclaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 31 March 1998 - Or. Engl.
The Republic of Austria declares that, for itself, the term "national minorities" within the meaning of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities is understood to designate those groups which come within the scope of application of the Law on Ethnic Groups (Volksgruppengesetz, Federal Law Gazette No. 396/1976) and which live and traditionally have had their home in parts of the territory of the Republic of Austria and which are composed of Austrian citizens with non-German mother tongues and with their own ethnic cultures.
Period covered: 01/07/1998 -
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