Reservations and Declarations for Treaty No.210 - Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence

Nature of declaration : Reservations
Status as of 18/11/2018

Malta

Reservation contained in a Note verbale from the Permanent Representation of Malta, handed over at the time of signature of the instrument on 21 May 2012 - Or. Engl., and confirmed in the instrument of ratification deposited on 29 July 2014 - Or. Engl.

At this stage, Malta reserves the right not to apply Article 30(2) of the Convention and to continue to apply its current legislation in so far as State compensation is concerned.

[Note by the Secretariat : The Government of Malta has informed the Secretary General of its intention to uphold wholly this reservation for a period of 5 years (Article 79 of the Convention):
- by a letter from the Permanent Representative of Malta, dated 19 July 2018, registered at the Secretariat General on 23 July 2018 – Or. Engl. (Period covered: from 01/11/2019 to 01/11/2024);]
Period covered: 01/11/2014 -
Articles concerned : 30, 78

Reservation contained in a Note verbale from the Permanent Representation of Malta, handed over at the time of signature of the instrument on 21 May 2012 - Or. Engl., and confirmed in the instrument of ratification deposited on 29 July 2014 - Or. Engl.

Malta reserves the right not to apply Article 44(1)(e) and to establish jurisdiction when the offense is committed by a person holding permanent residence in terms of Article 7 of the Immigration Act.

[Note by the Secretariat : The Government of Malta has informed the Secretary General of its intention to uphold wholly this reservation for a period of 5 years (Article 79 of the Convention):
- by a letter from the Permanent Representative of Malta, dated 19 July 2018, registered at the Secretariat General on 23 July 2018 – Or. Engl. (Period covered: from 01/11/2019 to 01/11/2024);]
Period covered: 01/11/2014 -
Articles concerned : 44, 78

Reservation contained in a Note verbale from the Permanent Representation of Malta, handed over at the time of signature of the instrument on 21 May 2012 - Or. Engl., confirmed in the instrument of ratification deposited on 29 July 2014 - Or. Engl. and withdrawn in a Note Verbale from the Permanent Representation of Malta, dated 24 April 2018, registered at the Secretariat General on 25 April 2018 – Or. Engl.

At this stage, Malta reserves the right not to apply Article 59 and to continue to apply its current legislation in so far as the residence status of victims of violence whose residence status depends on that of the spouse or partner are concerned.

[Note by the Secretariat : Period of validity of the reservation (Article 79 of the Convention): from 1 November 2014 to 1 November 2019.]
Period covered: 01/11/2014 - 25/04/2018
Articles concerned : 59, 78


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