Reservations and Declarations for Treaty No.214 - Protocol No. 16 to the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms

Nature of declaration : Authorities
Status as of 11/05/2021

Netherlands

Declaration contained in a letter from the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, dated 30 January 2019, deposited with the instrument of acceptance 12 February 2019 – Or. Engl.

Pursuant to Article 10 of Protocol No. 16 to the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, the Kingdom of the Netherlands declares that highest courts and tribunals designated for the purposes of Article 1, paragraph 1, of the Protocol are:

a) the Supreme Court of the Netherlands;
b) the Administrative Jurisdiction Division of the Council of State;
c) the Central Appeals Tribunal;
d) the Administrative High Court for Trade and Industry;
e) the Joint Court of Justice of Aruba, Curaçao, Sint Maarten and of Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba.

The Kingdom of the Netherlands further declares that the tribunal and the courts at c), d) and e) possess the powers arising from this Protocol only when acting as domestic courts of last resort.
Period covered: 01/06/2019 -
Articles concerned : 10, 1


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