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 26/09/2020


Declaration contained in a letter from the Permanent Representative of Turkey, dated 8 December 2004, registered at the Secretariat General on 13 December 2004 – Or. Engl.

The Republic of Turkey declares that the provisions of Article 4, paragraph 2 (a), of the Agreement will not apply to its own nationals.

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 Turkey and obtain, if appropriate, the necessary visa. Those visas will be issued in due time by the competent Turkish consular representatives, subject to the provisions of paragrah 1b of Article 4 of the Agreement.

[Note by the Secretariat : The letter dated 8 December 2004 reads as follows : "The Government of Turkey brings to the attention of the Secretariat that, due to a technical error on its part, the declarations above were only transmitted to the Secretary General after depositing the instrument of ratification, while the declarations were supposed to be submitted concurrently."]
Period covered: 01/12/2004 -
Articles concerned : 4

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