Reservations and Declarations for Treaty No.144 - Convention on the Participation of Foreigners in Public Life at Local Level

Declarations in force as of today
Status as of 19/11/2019

Albania

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 19 July 2005 - Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 1, paragraph 1, of the Convention, the Republic of Albania declares that it reserves the right not to apply the provisions of Chapter C of the Convention.
Period covered: 01/11/2005 -
Articles concerned : 1


Czech Republic

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 17 July 2015 - Or. Engl.

Pursuant to Article 1, paragraph 1, of the Convention, the Czech Republic reserves the right not to apply the provisions of Chapters B and C of the Convention.
Period covered: 01/11/2015 -
Articles concerned : 1


Denmark

Declaration contained in the instrument of acceptance, deposited on 6 April 2000 - Or. Engl.

The Government of Denmark declares that, in accordance with Article 15, the Convention shall apply to all municipalities and counties in Denmark.
Period covered: 01/08/2000 -
Articles concerned : 15

Declaration contained in the instrument of acceptance, deposited on 6 April 2000 - Or. Engl.

Until further notice, the Convention shall not extend to the Faroe Islands and Greenland, cf. Article 16.
Period covered: 01/08/2000 -
Articles concerned : 16


Finland

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 12 January 2001 - Or. Engl.

The Government of Finland declares in accordance with Article 15 of the Convention that the provisions of this Convention shall apply to municipalities (kunnat/Kommuner) in Finland.
Period covered: 01/02/2001 -
Articles concerned : 15


Italy

Declaration contained in a letter from the Permanent Representative of Italy, dated 26 May 1994, handed to the Secretary General at the time of deposit of the instrument of ratification, on 26 May 1994 - Or. Fr.

At the time of ratification, Italy declares, in application of the provisions of Article 1, paragraph 1, of the Convention, that it will confine the application of this instrument to the Chapters "A" and "B".
Period covered: 01/05/1997 -
Articles concerned : 1


Netherlands

Declaration contained in the instrument of acceptance, deposited on 28 January 1997 - Or. Engl.

The Kingdom of the Netherlands accepts the said Convention for the Kingdom in Europe.
Period covered: 01/05/1997 -
Articles concerned : 16

Declaration contained in a Note Verbale from the Permanent Representation of the Netherlands, dated 28 January 1997, handed to the Secretary General at the time of deposit of the instrument of acceptance, on 28 January 1997 - Or. Engl.

The Government of the Kingdom ot the Netherlands declares that Article 6, paragraph 1, of the Convention on the Participation of Foreigners in Public Life at Local Level, done at Strasbourg on 5 February 1992, taken in conjunction with the object and purpose of the Convention, will be interpreted as meaning that persons resident in the Netherlands on postings from other States as members of diplomatic or consular missions, and such of their spouses, partners and children who are not Dutch nationals and who maintain a joint household with them, are not covered by Article 6, paragraph 1, of the said Convention.
Period covered: 01/05/1997 -
Articles concerned : 6

Declaration contained in a Note Verbale from the Permanent Representation of the Netherlands, dated 28 January 1997, handed to the Secretary General at the time of deposit of the instrument of acceptance, on 28 January 1997 - Or. Engl.

The Government of the Kingdom ot the Netherlands furthermore declares, in conformity with Article 15 of the Convention, that it will confine the application of the Convention to municipal authorities.
Period covered: 01/05/1997 -
Articles concerned : 15


Norway

Declaration contained in the instrument of approval, deposited on 9 August 1993 - Or. Engl.

The Kingdom of Norway declares that the Convention shall not apply to the territory of Svalbard.
Period covered: 01/05/1997 -
Articles concerned : 16


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