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Protocol to the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms [ETS No. 9] [Protocol No.1]

Treaty Type:  Multilateral

Depository:  Council of Europe

Place Of Signature:  Paris

Date Of Signature:  20-Mar-1952

Publication Records

  • PRO (now TNA) FO 93/1/420/0: 0
  • UN Registration Counci/0: 213262
  • Miscellaneous Series 007/1952: Cmd.8535
  • Treaty Series 051/2004: Cm6564

Participant Status

CountryAction Action DateEffective Date
ALBANIA Signature 02-Oct-1996
ALBANIA Ratification 02-Oct-1996 02-Oct-1996
ALBANIA Reservation 02-Oct-1996
ANDORRA Signature 31-May-2007
ANDORRA Ratification 06-May-2008 06-May-2008
Anguilla Extension 25-Feb-1988
Anguilla Reservation 25-Feb-1988
Antilles Extension 01-Jan-1986 01-Jan-1986
ARMENIA Signature 25-Jan-2001
ARMENIA Ratification 26-Apr-2002
Aruba Extension 01-Jan-1986 01-Jan-1986
AUSTRIA Signature 13-Dec-1957
AUSTRIA Ratification 03-Sep-1958 03-Sep-1958
AZERBAIJAN Signature 25-Jan-2001
AZERBAIJAN Ratification 15-Apr-2002 15-Apr-2002
AZERBAIJAN Declaration 15-Apr-2002
BELGIUM Signature 20-Mar-1952
BELGIUM Ratification 14-Jun-1955 14-Jun-1955
BELGIUM Declaration 14-Jun-1955
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA Signature 24-Apr-2002
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA Ratification 12-Jul-2002 12-Jul-2002
British Virgin Islands Extension 25-Feb-1988
British Virgin Islands Reservation 25-Feb-1988
BULGARIA Signature 07-May-1992
BULGARIA Ratification 07-Sep-1992 07-Sep-1992
BULGARIA Reservation 07-Sep-1992
BULGARIA Declaration 07-Sep-1992
Cayman Islands Extension 25-Feb-1988
Cayman Islands Reservation 25-Feb-1988
CROATIA Signature 06-Nov-1996
CROATIA Ratification 05-Nov-1997 05-Nov-1997
CYPRUS Signature 16-Dec-1961
CYPRUS Ratification 06-Oct-1962 06-Oct-1962
CZECH REPUBLIC Accession 02-Aug-1993 01-Jan-1993
CZECHOSLOVAKIA Signature 21-Feb-1991
CZECHOSLOVAKIA Ratification 18-Mar-1992 18-Mar-1992
DENMARK Signature 20-Mar-1952
DENMARK Ratification 13-Apr-1953 18-May-1954
ESTONIA Signature 14-May-1993
ESTONIA Ratification 16-Apr-1996 16-Apr-1996
FINLAND Signature 05-May-1989
FINLAND Ratification 10-May-1990 10-May-1990
FRANCE Signature 20-Mar-1952
FRANCE Ratification 03-May-1974 03-May-1974
FRANCE Declaration 03-May-1974
FRANCE Statement 04-Dec-1979
GEORGIA Signature 17-Jun-1999
GEORGIA Ratification 07-Jun-2002 07-Jun-2002
GEORGIA Reservation 07-Jun-2002
GEORGIA Declaration 07-Jun-2002
GERMANY FEDERAL REPUBLIC Ratification 13-Feb-1957 13-Feb-1957
GERMANY FEDERAL REPUBLIC Declaration 13-Feb-1957
Gibraltar Extension 25-Feb-1988
Gibraltar Reservation 25-Feb-1988
GREECE Signature 20-Mar-1952
GREECE Reservation 20-Mar-1952
GREECE Ratification 28-Mar-1953
GREECE Denunciation 12-Dec-1969 13-Jun-1970
GREECE Ratification 28-Nov-1974 28-Nov-1974
GREECE Declaration 28-Nov-1974
GREECE Reservation 28-Nov-1974
GREECE Letter 23-Aug-1979
GREECE Withdrawal Res. 07-Feb-1985 01-Jan-1984
Greenland Extension 13-Apr-1953
Guernsey, Bailiwick of Reservation 25-Jan-1988
Guernsey, Bailiwick of Extension 25-Feb-1988
HUNGARY Signature 06-Nov-1990
HUNGARY Ratification 05-Nov-1992 05-Nov-1992
ICELAND Signature 20-Mar-1952
ICELAND Ratification 29-Jun-1953 18-May-1954
IRELAND, REPUBLIC OF Signature 20-Mar-1952
IRELAND, REPUBLIC OF Ratification 25-Feb-1953 18-May-1954
Isle Of Man Extension 10-Oct-2001 10-Oct-2001
Isle Of Man Reservation 10-Oct-2001
ITALY Signature 20-Mar-1952
ITALY Ratification 26-Oct-1955 26-Oct-1955
Jersey, Bailiwick of Extension 25-Feb-1988
Land Berlin Extension 13-Feb-1957
LATVIA Signature 21-Mar-1997
LATVIA Ratification 27-Jun-1997 27-Jun-1997
LATVIA Reservation 27-Jun-1997
LIECHTENSTEIN Signature 07-May-1987
LIECHTENSTEIN Ratification 14-Nov-1995 14-Nov-1995
LITHUANIA Signature 14-May-1993
LITHUANIA Ratification 24-May-1996 24-May-1996
LUXEMBOURG Signature 20-Mar-1952
LUXEMBOURG Ratification 03-Sep-1953 18-May-1954
LUXEMBOURG Reservation 03-Sep-1953
MACEDONIA THE FYR OF Signature 14-Jun-1996
MACEDONIA THE FYR OF Ratification 10-Apr-1997
MACEDONIA THE FYR OF Reservation 10-Apr-1997
MALTA Signature 12-Dec-1966
MALTA Ratification 23-Jan-1967 23-Jan-1967
MOLDOVA REPUBLIC OF Signature 02-May-1996
MOLDOVA REPUBLIC OF Ratification 12-Sep-1997 12-Sep-1997
MOLDOVA REPUBLIC OF Declaration 12-Sep-1997
MONACO Signature 05-Oct-2004 01-Jan-1900
MONTENEGRO Succession 09-May-2007 06-Jun-2007
Montserrat Extension 25-Feb-1988
Montserrat Reservation 25-Feb-1988
NETHERLANDS THE Signature 20-Mar-1952
NETHERLANDS THE Ratification 31-Aug-1954 31-Aug-1954
NETHERLANDS THE Declaration 01-Jan-1986 01-Jan-1986
NORWAY Signature 20-Mar-1952
NORWAY Ratification 18-Dec-1952 18-May-1954
NORWAY Declaration 09-Dec-1957 09-Dec-1957
POLAND Signature 14-Sep-1992
POLAND Ratification 10-Oct-1994 10-Oct-1994
PORTUGAL Signature 22-Sep-1976
PORTUGAL Ratification 09-Nov-1978 09-Nov-1978
PORTUGAL Reservation 09-Nov-1978
PORTUGAL Withdrawal Res. 11-May-1985
ROMANIA Signature 04-Nov-1993
ROMANIA Ratification 20-Jun-1994 20-Jun-1994
ROMANIA Declaration 20-Jun-1994
RUSSIAN FEDERATION Signature 28-Feb-1996
RUSSIAN FEDERATION Ratification 05-May-1998 05-May-1998
SAAR TERRITORY Signature 20-Mar-1952
SAAR TERRITORY Ratification 14-Jan-1953
SAN MARINO Signature 01-Mar-1989
SAN MARINO Ratification 22-Mar-1989 22-Mar-1989
SAN MARINO Reservation 22-Mar-1989
SERBIA AND MONTENEGRO Signature 03-Apr-2003 01-Jan-1900
SERBIA AND MONTENEGRO Ratification 03-Mar-2004 03-Mar-2004
SLOVAK REPUBLIC Accession 01-Jan-1993
SLOVENIA Signature 14-May-1993
SLOVENIA Ratification 28-Jun-1994 28-Jun-1994
SPAIN Signature 23-Feb-1978
SPAIN Ratification 27-Nov-1990 27-Nov-1990
SPAIN Reservation 27-Nov-1990
SPAIN Declaration 27-Nov-1990
St Helena Extension 25-Feb-1988
St Helena Reservation 25-Feb-1988
St Helena Dependencies Extension 25-Feb-1988
St Helena Dependencies Reservation 25-Feb-1988
St Helena Dependencies Communication 18-Nov-2009
Surinam Extension 01-Dec-1955
Surinam Reservation 01-Dec-1955
SWEDEN Signature 20-Mar-1952
SWEDEN Ratification 22-Jun-1953 18-May-1954
SWEDEN Reservation 22-Jun-1953
SWEDEN Withdrawal Res. 01-Jan-1995
SWITZERLAND Signature 19-May-1976
TURKEY Signature 20-Mar-1952
TURKEY Ratification 18-May-1954 18-May-1954
TURKEY Reservation 18-May-1954
TURKEY Communication 19-Mar-1984
TURKEY Communication 05-Jul-1984
Turks And Caicos Islands Extension 25-Feb-1988
Turks And Caicos Islands Reservation 25-Feb-1988
Turks And Caicos Islands Declaration 14-Aug-2009 14-Aug-2009
Turks And Caicos Islands Declaration 19-Dec-2012
UKRAINE Signature 19-Dec-1996
UKRAINE Ratification 11-Sep-1997 11-Sep-1997
UNITED KINGDOM Reservation 20-Mar-1952
UNITED KINGDOM Signature 20-Mar-1952
UNITED KINGDOM Ratification 03-Nov-1952 18-May-1954
UNITED KINGDOM Statement 07-Feb-1979
UNITED KINGDOM Declaration 19-Dec-2012
West Indies Extension 01-Dec-1955
West Indies Reservation 01-Dec-1955

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