Reservations and Declarations for Treaty No.164 - Convention for the protection of Human Rights and Dignity of the Human Being with regard to the Application of Biology and Medicine: Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine

Nature of declaration : Reservations
Status as of 16/04/2021


Declaration transmitted by a letter from the Deputy Permanent Representative of Turkey, dated 17 November 1997, registered at the Secretariat General on 18 November 1997 - Or. Engl.

The Republic of Turkey, in accordance with Article 36 of the Convention, reserves the right not to apply the provision of Article 20, paragraph 2, of the Convention, which authorises, under certain conditions, the removal of regenerative tissue from a person who does not have the capacity to consent, for the reason that this provision does not conform with the prohibition provided in Article 5 of the Law No. 2238 on Organ and tissue Removal, Preservation and Transplantation.
Articles concerned : 20

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