Reservations and Declarations for Treaty No.197 - Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings

Nature of declaration : Reservations
Status as of 25/02/2021


Reservation contained in a letter from the Permanent Representative of Germany, dated 17 December 2012, deposited with the instrument of ratification on 19 December 2012 – Or. Ger./Engl.

The Federal Republic of Germany reserves the right to apply the jurisdiction rules laid down in Article 31, paragraph 1(d), to offences under Article 20 of the Convention only in such cases in wich the offender is found on the territory of the Federal Republic of Germany and is not extradited - provided those offences do not also, under German criminal law, constitute participation in an offence defined in Article 4 in conjunction with Article 18 of the Convention.
Period covered: 01/04/2013 -
Articles concerned : 31

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