Reservations and Declarations for Treaty No.217 - Additional Protocol to the Council of Europe Convention on the Prevention of Terrorism

Declarations in force as of today
Status as of 23/10/2017

Denmark

Declaration contained in the instrument of approval deposited on 3 November 2016 – Or. Engl.

Until further notice, the Protocol shall not apply to the Faroe Islands and Greenland.
Period covered: 01/07/2017 -
Articles concerned : 12


Italy

Declaration contained in a Note Verbale from the Permanent Representation of Italy, deposited with the instrument of ratification on 21 February 2017 - Or. Fr - It.

In accordance with Article 7 of the Protocol, the Italian Republic declares that the point of contact responsible for transmitting and receiving information is the Ministry of Interior - Department of Public Security (Ministero dell’Interno – Dipartimento di pubblica sicurezza).
Period covered: 01/07/2017 -
Articles concerned : 7


Monaco

Declaration handed over to the Secretary General of the Council of Europe at the time of deposit of the instrument of ratification, on 4 October 2016 – Or. Fr.

In conformity with Article 7, paragraph 1, of the Protocol, the Principality of Monaco designates as point of contact available on a 24-hour, seven-days-a-week basis the following authority:

Direction de la Sûreté Publique
9, rue Suffren Reymond
98000 Monaco
Period covered: 01/07/2017 -
Articles concerned : 7


Republic of Moldova

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 23 February 2017 – Or. Engl.

With reference to Article 12 of the Additional Protocol, the Republic of Moldova declares that, until the complete restoration of its territorial integrity, the provisions of the Protocol will be applied only on the territory effectively controlled by the authorities of the Republic of Moldova.
Period covered: 01/07/2017 -
Articles concerned : 12


Russian Federation

Declaration contained in the Full powers handed over at the time of signature of the instrument, on 27 July 2017 - Or. Rus./Engl.

The Russian Federation states that, in accordance with the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation, offences covered by Article 4 of the Additional Protocol will be considered as preparation for a terrorist offence or an attempt to commit such an offence and will entail criminal responsibility as such.
Articles concerned : 4


Spain

Declaration contained in a Note verbale from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Spain, dated 19 October 2015, handed over to the Secretary General of the Council of Europe at the time of signature of the instrument, on 22 october 2015 – Or. Fr.

The Permanent Representation of the Kingdom of Spain has the honour to communicate that, in the event that Additional Protocol to the Council of Europe Convention on the Prevention of Terrorism were to be ratified by the United Kingdom and extended to Gibraltar, Spain would like to make the following declaration:

1. Gibraltar is a non-autonomous territory whose international relations come under the responsibility of the United Kingdom and which is subject to a decolonisation process in accordance with the relevant decisions and resolutions of the General Assembly of the United Nations.

2. The authorities of Gibraltar have a local character and exercise exclusively internal competences which have their origin and their foundation in a distribution and attribution of competences performed by the United Kingdom in compliance with its internal legislation, in its capacity as sovereign State of which the mentioned non-autonomous territory is dependent.

3. In consequence, any participation of the Gibraltarian authorities in the application of this Protocol will be understood as carried out exclusively as part of the internal competences of Gibraltar and cannot be considered to modify in any way what was established in the two previous paragraphs.

4. The procedure foreseen in the "Arrangements relating to Gibraltar authorities in the context of certain international treaties" which were adopted by Spain and the United Kingdom on 19 December 2007, as well as the "Agreed Arrangements relating to Gibraltar authorities in the context of EU and EC instruments and related treaties", dated 19 April 2000, apply to this Additional Protocol to the Council of Europe Convention on the Prevention of Terrorism, opened for signature in Riga, on 22 October 2015.

5. The application of this protocol to Gibraltar should not be interpreted as an acknowledgment of any right or any situation regarding areas not covered by Article X of the Treaty of Utrecht of 13 July 1713, concluded between the Crowns of Spain and of the United Kingdom.
Articles concerned : -


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