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 25/04/2019
SwitzerlandReservation contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 14 December 2017 – Or. Fr.
In accordance with Article 78, paragraph 2, of the Convention, Switzerland reserves the right
- not to apply Article 44, paragraphs 1.e;
- not to apply Article 44, paragraphs 3, with regard to sexual violence against adults (Article 36 of the Convention) and to forced abortion and forced sterilisation (Article 39 of the Convention);
- not to apply or to apply only in specific cases or conditions, the provisions laid down in Article 55, paragraph 1, regarding minor offenses (Article 35 of the Convention),
- not to apply or to apply only in specific cases or conditions, the provisions laid down in Article 59.
[Note by the Secretariat: Period of validity of the reservation (Article 79 of the Convention): from 1 April 2018 to 1 April 2023.]
Period covered: 01/04/2018 -
Articles concerned : 78