Reservations and Declarations for Treaty No.171 - Protocol amending the European Convention on Transfrontier Television
Nature of declaration : Objections
Status as of 17/10/2019
FranceObjection contained in a letter from the Minister of Foreign Affairs of France, dated 20 September 2000, registered at the Secretariat General on 28 September 2000 - Or. Fr.
I have the honour to notify, in accordance with Article 35, paragraph 2, of the Protocol amending the European Convention on Transfrontier Television, the objection of the Government of the French Republic to the automatic entry into force of this Protocol.
The ratification of this Protocol requires parliamentary approval in accordance with Article 53 of our Constitution. France is therefore not in a position to accept the automatic entry into force of the amending Protocol following the expiry of a period of two years after it has been opened for acceptance, i.e. on 1 October 2000, in so far as the domestic procedures which have been started have not yet been completed.
Period covered: 28/09/2000 - 05/02/2002
Articles concerned : 35