Reservations and Declarations for Treaty No.196 - Council of Europe Convention on the Prevention of Terrorism

Nature of declaration : Reservations
Status as of 18/06/2019

Sweden

Reservation contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 30 August 2010 - Or. Engl.

Sweden reserves the right to, in relation to other States than the Member States of the European Union and Norway and Iceland, as a ground to refuse a request for extradition, invoke that the offence referred to in the request concerns a political offence, an offence connected with a political offence or an offence inspired by political motives (Article 20, paragraphs 1 and 2).

[Note by the Secretariat: The Government of Sweden has informed the Secretary General of its intention to uphold this reservation, wholly, for a period of three years,
- in a letter from the Minister for International Development Cooperation, Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Sweden, dated 24 June 2013, registered at the Secretariat General on 10 July 2013 – Or. Engl. (Article 20, paragraph 5, of the Convention) - (Period covered: from 01/12/2013 to 01/12/2016);
- in a letter from the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sweden, dated 9 June 2016, registered at the Secretariat General on 21 June 2016 – Or. Eng. (Article 20, paragraph 5, of the Convention) - (Period covered: from 01/12/2016 to 01/12/2019).]
Period covered: 01/12/2010 -
Articles concerned : 20


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