Details of Treaty No.161
|Title||European Agreement relating to persons participating in proceedings of the European Court of Human Rights|
|Opening of the treaty||Strasbourg, 05/03/1996 - Treaty open for signature by the member States of the Council of Europe|
|Entry into Force||01/01/1999 - 10 Ratifications.|
The Agreement requires Parties to ensure that persons participating in proceedings instituted under the European Convention on Human Rights, as amended by Protocol No. 11, (agents, advisors, advocates, applicants, delegates, witnesses, and experts) enjoy immunity from legal process in respect of their acts before the single permanent Court, as well as freedom to correspond with the Court and freedom to travel for the purpose of attending the proceedings.
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