Sixth Protocol to the General Agreement on Privileges and Immunities of the Council of Europe

(ETS No. 162)

Open for signature by the member States of the Council of Europe signatories to the General Agreement, in Strasbourg, on 5 March 1996.

Entry into force : 1 November 1998.
The Sixth Protocol consolidates into one instrument the relevant provisions of the Fourth and Fifth Protocols. It is applicable to the źnew╗ Court which started to function on 1 November 1998.

Summary of the treaty

The Sixth Protocol sets up the privileges and immunities granted to the Judges of the permanent Court of Human Rights during the discharge of their duties as well as during travels made during the discharge of their duties.