Reservations and Declarations for Treaty No.185 - Convention on Cybercrime

Nature of declaration : Reservations
Status as of 24/10/2017

France

Reservation contained in the instrument of approval deposited on 10 January 2006 - Or. Fr.

In accordance with Article 9, paragraph 2.b, of the Convention, France shall apply Article 9, paragraph 1, to any pornographic material that visually depicts a person appearing to be a minor engaged in sexually explicit conduct, in so far as it is not proved that the said person was 18 years old on the day of the fixing or the registering of his or her image.
Period covered: 01/05/2006 -
Articles concerned : 9

Reservation contained in the instrument of approval deposited on 10 January 2006 - Or. Fr.

In accordance with Article 22 of the Convention, France reserves itself the right not to establish jurisdiction when the offence is committed outside the territorial jurisdiction of any State. France declares also that, whenever the offence is punishable under criminal law where it has been committed, proceedings shall be instituted only upon request from the public prosecutor and must be preceded by a complaint from the victim or his/her beneficiaries or by an official complaint from the authorities of the State where the act was committed (Article 22, paragraph1.d).
Period covered: 01/05/2006 -
Articles concerned : 22


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