List of declarations made with respect to treaty No. 209

Third Additional Protocol to the European Convention on Extradition

Status as of: 22/12/2014

 

    Azerbaijan :


Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 8 January 2014 - Or. Engl.

The Republic of Azerbaijan ratifies the Third Additional Protocol to the European Convention on Extradition and declares that it is unable to guarantee the implementation of the provisions of the Protocol in its territories occupied by the Republic of Armenia (the Nagorno-Karabakh region of the Republic of Azerbaijan and its seven districts surrounding that region), until the liberation of those territories from the occupation and complete elimination of the consequences of that occupation.

The Republic of Azerbaijan declares that, until the liberation of its territories occupied by the Republic of Armenia from the occupation and complete elimination of the consequences of that occupation, the Republic of Azerbaijan shall not cooperate with the Republic of Armenia within the framework of the Protocol. (the schematic map of the occupied territories of the Republic of Azerbaijan is available here).
Period covered: 1/5/2014 -      
The preceding statement concerns Article(s) : -

 

    Cyprus :


Declaration contained in a Note Verbale from the Permanent Representation of Cyprus, dated 6 February 2014, deposited with the instrument of ratification, on 7 February 2014 - Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 5 (b) of the Third Additional Protocol to the European Convention on Extradition, the Republic of Cyprus declares that the rules laid down in Article 14 of the European Convention on Extradition do not apply when the person extradited by the Republic of Cyprus consented to her or his extradition and expressly renounced her or his entitlement to the rule of specialty, in accordance with Article 4 of the said Additional Protocol.
Period covered: 1/6/2014 -                  
The preceding statement concerns Article(s) : 14, 5

 

    Czech Republic :


Declaration accompanying the instrument of ratification deposited on 17 January 2013 Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 5(a), of the third additional Protocol to the European Convention on Extradition, the Czech Republic declares that the rules laid down in Article 14 of the European Convention on Extradition do not apply where the person extradited by the Czech Republic consented to the extradition, in accordance with Article 4 of the third additional Protocol.
Period covered: 1/5/2013 -                              
The preceding statement concerns Article(s) : 4, 5

 

    Latvia :


Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 26 January 2012 - Or. Engl.

In accordance with paragraph 5 of Article 4 of the Third Additional Protocol to the Convention, Latvia declares that consent to extradition under the simplified procedure and renunciation of entitlement to the rule of speciality may be revoked.
Period covered: 1/5/2012 -         
The preceding statement concerns Article(s) : 4


Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 26 January 2012 - Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 5 of the Third Additional Protocol to the Convention, Latvia declares that the rules laid down in Article 14 of the Convention do not apply where the person extradited by Latvia, in accordance with Article 4 of the Protocol, consents to extradition and expressly renounces his or her entitlement to the rule of speciality.
Period covered: 1/5/2012 -                  
The preceding statement concerns Article(s) : 4, 5

 

    Netherlands :


Declaration contained in the instrument of acceptance deposited on 6 July 2012 – Or. Engl.

The Kingdom of the Netherlands accepts the Protocol for the European part of the Netherlands and the Caribbean part of the Netherlands (the islands Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba)
Period covered: 1/11/2012 -         
The preceding statement concerns Article(s) : 16


Declaration contained in a Note verbale from the Permanent Representation of the Netherlands deposited with the instrument of acceptance on 6 July 2012 – Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 5 of the Third Additional Protocol to the Convention, the Kingdom of the Netherlands declares that with the application of the Protocol by the European part of the Netherlands and the Caribbean part of the Netherlands (the islands Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba), the rules laid down in Article 14 of the European concention on Extradition do not apply.
Period covered: 1/11/2012 -      
The preceding statement concerns Article(s) : 14

 

    Slovenia :


Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 11 April 2014 Or. Engl.

Pursuant to Article 4, paragraph 5, of the Protocol, the Republic of Slovenia declares that the consent to extradition may be revoked until the Competent Court of the Republic of Slovenia takes its final decision on extradition under the simplified procedure.
Period covered: 1/8/2014 -         
The preceding statement concerns Article(s) : 4


Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 11 April 2014 Or. Engl.

Pursuant to Article 5 of the Protocol, the Republic of Slovenia declares that the rules laid down in Article 14 of the Convention do not apply where the person extradited by the Republic of Slovenia consents its extradition and expressly renounces his or her entitlement to the rule of speciality.
Period covered: 1/8/2014 -      
The preceding statement concerns Article(s) : 5

 

    Spain :


Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 18 December 2014 - Or. Fr.

Spain declares that, in the event that the present Protocol were to be ratified by the United Kingdom and extended to the territory of Gibraltar, Spain wishes to make the following Statement:

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 Administration status 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 on which the mentioned non-autonomous territory depends.

3. As a result, it is considered that the eventual participation of the Gibraltarian authorities in the application of this Protocol will be carried out exclusively as part of the internal competences of Gibraltar and cannot be considered to modify in any way the declarations formulated in the two previous paragraphs.

4.- The procedure laid down in the Agreed Arrangement relating to Gibraltar Authorities in the Context of certain International Treaties by Spain and the United Kingdom of 19 December 2007 (along with the “Agreed Arrangements relating to Gibraltar Authorities in the Context of EU and EC Instruments and Related Treaties” of 19 April 2000) applies to this Third Additional Protocol to the European Convention on Extradition.

5. The application of the said 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 Kingdoms of Spain and of the Great Britain.
Period covered: 1/4/2015 -      
The preceding statement concerns Article(s) : -

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