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Details of Treaty No.124
|Title||European Convention on the Recognition of the Legal Personality of International Non-Governmental Organisations|
|Opening of the treaty||Strasbourg, 24/04/1986 - Treaty open for signature by the member States and for accession by non-member States|
|Entry into Force||01/01/1991 - 3 Ratifications.|
Under this Convention, Parties agree to recognise "as of right" the legal personality and capacity as acquired in a Party where that organisation has its statutory offices.
In order to benefit from the provisions of the Convention, an international non-governmental organisation must:
The Convention establishes rules on the proof to be furnished to the authorities in the Party where the recognition is sought, and sets out exceptional cases in which a Party may refuse recognition, for instance where activities of the organisation in question contravene national security, public safety, or is detrimental to the prevention of disorder or crime, etc.).
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