European Agreement relating to Persons participating in Proceedings of the European Commission and Court of Human Rights

(ETS No. 067)

Open for signature by the member States of the Council of Europe, in London, on 6 May 1969.

Entry into force: 17 April 1971.

Summary of the treaty

The Agreement requires Parties to ensure that persons participating in proceedings instituted under the European Convention on Human Rights (ETS No. 005) (agents, advisors, advocates, applicants, delegates, witnesses and experts) enjoy immunity from legal process in respect of their acts before the Court and Commission, as well as freedom to correspond with those organs and freedom to travel for the purpose of attending the proceedings.