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 20/09/2020


Declaration contained in a Note Verbale from the Permanent Representation of Switzerland, dated 9 September 1998, registered at the Secretariat General on 9 September 1998 - Or. Fr.

Due to a transmission error, the signature of the said Agreement has not been accompanied by the following declaration of the Swiss Federal Council, which should have been mentioned in the procès-verbal of signature.

“The Provisions of paragraph 2, letter (a), of Article 4, of the Agreement shall not apply to Swiss citizens prosecuted or detained in Switzerland for a grave crime against the State, national defence or the defence capability of the country”.
Period covered: 01/01/1999 -
Articles concerned : 4

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