Reservations and Declarations for Treaty No.161 - European Agreement relating to persons participating in proceedings of the European Court of Human Rights

Nature of declaration : Declarations, Denunciations, Derogations
Status as of 19/09/2020


Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 17 November 1998 - Or. Fr.

At the time of ratification of the Agreement, the French Republic declares that it interprets paragraph 1a of Article 4 as not applying to detained persons.

In respect of the application of paragraph 1 of Article 4, the foreign nationals referred to in paragraph 1 of Article 1 of the Agreement, must be in possession of the circulation documents required for entry into France and obtain, if appropriate, the necessary visa. A visa known as a "special visa" must additionally be obtained by foreigners expelled from French territory. Those visas will be issued within the briefest period by the competent French consular representatives, subject to the provisions of paragraph 1b of Article 4 of the Agreement.
Period covered: 01/01/1999 -
Articles concerned : 4

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