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European Convention for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment [ETS No 126]

Treaty Type:  Multilateral

Depository:  Council of Europe

Place Of Signature:  Strasbourg

Date Of Signature:  26-Nov-1987



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Participant Status

CountryAction Action DateEffective Date
ALBANIA Signature 02-Oct-1996
ALBANIA Ratification 02-Oct-1996 01-Feb-1997
ANDORRA Signature 10-Sep-1996
ANDORRA Ratification 06-Jan-1997 01-May-1997
Antilles Extension 12-Oct-1988 01-Feb-1989
ARMENIA Signature 11-May-2001
ARMENIA Ratification 18-Jun-2002 01-Oct-2002
Aruba Extension 12-Oct-1988 01-Feb-1989
AUSTRIA Signature 26-Nov-1987
AUSTRIA Ratification 06-Jan-1989 01-May-1989
AUSTRIA Declaration 24-May-1989
AUSTRIA Communication 20-Jan-1994
AZERBAIJAN Signature 21-Dec-2001
AZERBAIJAN Ratification 15-Apr-2002
BELGIUM Signature 26-Nov-1987
BELGIUM Ratification 23-Jul-1991 01-Nov-1991
BELGIUM Notification 30-Nov-1992
BELGIUM Communication 15-Dec-1994
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA Signature 12-Jul-2002
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA Ratification 12-Jul-2002 01-Nov-2002
BULGARIA Signature 30-Sep-1993
BULGARIA Ratification 03-May-1994 01-Sep-1994
BULGARIA Notification 28-Feb-1995
CROATIA Signature 06-Nov-1996
CROATIA Ratification 11-Oct-1997 01-Feb-1998
CYPRUS Signature 26-Nov-1987
CYPRUS Ratification 03-Apr-1989 01-Aug-1989
CYPRUS Communication 26-Apr-1990
CYPRUS Communication 21-Apr-1997
CZECH AND SLOVAK FEDERAL REPUBLIC Signature 23-Dec-1992
CZECH REPUBLIC Communication 29-Feb-1996
DENMARK Signature 26-Nov-1987
DENMARK Ratification 02-May-1989 01-Sep-1989
DENMARK Notification 16-Oct-1990
ESTONIA Signature 28-Jun-1996
ESTONIA Ratification 06-Nov-1996 01-Mar-1997
ESTONIA Communication 02-Apr-1997
FINLAND Signature 16-Nov-1989
FINLAND Acceptance 20-Dec-1990 01-Apr-1991
FINLAND Declaration 20-Dec-1990
FINLAND Communication 27-May-1991
FRANCE Signature 26-Nov-1987
FRANCE Approval 09-Jan-1989 01-May-1989
FRANCE Communication 13-Feb-1991
FRANCE Communication 15-Mar-1993
FRANCE Declaration 25-Oct-1995
GEORGIA Signature 01-Feb-2000
GEORGIA Ratification 20-Jun-2000 01-Oct-2000
GEORGIA Declaration 20-Jun-2000
GERMANY F R Signature 26-Nov-1987
GERMANY F R Ratification 21-Feb-1990 01-Jun-1990
GERMANY F R Declaration 21-Feb-1990
GERMANY F R Communication 01-Mar-1991
GERMANY F R Communication 27-Apr-1993
GERMANY F R Communication 18-Aug-1993
GERMANY F R Communication 21-Jan-1997
Gibraltar Extension 05-Sep-1988
GREECE Signature 26-Nov-1987
GREECE Ratification 02-Aug-1991 01-Dec-1991
GREECE Declaration 28-Jan-1992
GREECE Declaration 13-Apr-1993
Guernsey Extension 08-Nov-1994 01-Mar-1995
HUNGARY Signature 09-Feb-1993
HUNGARY Ratification 04-Nov-1993 01-Mar-1994
ICELAND Signature 26-Nov-1987
ICELAND Ratification 19-Jun-1990 01-Oct-1990
ICELAND Communication 08-Dec-1997
IRELAND, REPUBLIC OF Signature 14-Mar-1988
IRELAND, REPUBLIC OF Ratification 14-Mar-1988 01-Feb-1989
IRELAND, REPUBLIC OF Declaration 15-Jan-1990
IRELAND, REPUBLIC OF Communication 17-Nov-1992
Isle Of Man Extension 24-Jun-1988
ITALY Signature 26-Nov-1987
ITALY Ratification 29-Dec-1988 01-Apr-1989
ITALY Declaration 30-Jan-1989
ITALY Notification 18-May-1990
ITALY Notification 21-Nov-1994
Jersey, Bailiwick of Extension 24-Jun-1988
Land Berlin Extension 21-Feb-1990 01-Jun-1990
LATVIA Signature 11-Sep-1997
LATVIA Ratification 10-Feb-1998 01-Jun-1998
LIECHTENSTEIN Signature 26-Nov-1987
LIECHTENSTEIN Ratification 12-Sep-1991 01-Jan-1992
LIECHTENSTEIN Communication 15-Mar-1993
LIECHTENSTEIN Communication 22-Dec-1993
LITHUANIA Signature 14-Sep-1995
LITHUANIA Ratification 26-Nov-1998 01-Mar-1999
LITHUANIA Declaration 26-Nov-1998
LUXEMBOURG Signature 26-Nov-1987
LUXEMBOURG Ratification 06-Sep-1988 01-Feb-1989
LUXEMBOURG Notification 21-Feb-1990
LUXEMBOURG Notification 30-Aug-1990
LUXEMBOURG Declaration 30-Oct-1997
MACEDONIA THE FYR OF Signature 14-Jun-1996
MACEDONIA THE FYR OF Ratification 06-Jun-1997 01-Oct-1997
MALTA Signature 26-Nov-1987
MALTA Ratification 07-Mar-1988 01-Feb-1989
MALTA Notification 02-May-1991
MALTA Notification 03-Jun-1991
MALTA Communication 21-Apr-1997
MOLDOVA REPUBLIC OF Signature 02-May-1996
MOLDOVA REPUBLIC OF Ratification 02-Oct-1997 01-Feb-1998
MONACO Signature 30-Nov-2005 01-Mar-2006
MONACO Ratification 30-Nov-2005 01-Mar-2006
NETHERLANDS THE Signature 26-Nov-1987
NETHERLANDS THE Acceptance 12-Oct-1988 01-Feb-1989
NETHERLANDS THE Declaration 12-Oct-1988
NETHERLANDS THE Declaration 15-Jan-1990
NETHERLANDS THE Communication 03-Oct-1991
NETHERLANDS THE Communication 04-Jul-1994
NETHERLANDS THE Communication 19-Mar-1997
NORWAY Signature 26-Nov-1987
NORWAY Ratification 21-Apr-1989 01-Aug-1989
NORWAY Notification 18-Sep-1989
POLAND Signature 11-Jul-1994
POLAND Ratification 10-Oct-1994 01-Feb-1995
POLAND Communication 31-Jul-1995
POLAND Communication 30-May-1997
PORTUGAL Signature 26-Nov-1987
PORTUGAL Ratification 29-Mar-1990 01-Jul-1990
PORTUGAL Notification 11-Oct-1993
PORTUGAL Communication 20-Jan-1994
PORTUGAL Communication 28-Mar-1994
PORTUGAL Communication 29-Feb-1996
ROMANIA Signature 04-Nov-1993
ROMANIA Ratification 04-Oct-1994 01-Feb-1995
ROMANIA Communication 24-Jul-1995
ROMANIA Communication 09-Dec-1997
RUSSIAN FEDERATION Signature 28-Feb-1996
RUSSIAN FEDERATION Ratification 05-May-1998 01-Sep-1998
SAN MARINO Signature 16-Nov-1989
SAN MARINO Ratification 31-Jan-1990 01-May-1990
SAN MARINO Notification 05-Jul-1990
SERBIA AND MONTENEGRO Signature 03-Mar-2004 01-Jan-1900
SERBIA AND MONTENEGRO Ratification 03-Mar-2004 01-Jan-1900
SLOVAK REPUBLIC Ratification 11-May-1994 01-Sep-1994
SLOVAK REPUBLIC Declaration 20-Oct-1994
SLOVAK REPUBLIC Communication 20-Jun-1995
SLOVENIA Signature 04-Nov-1993
SLOVENIA Ratification 02-Feb-1994 01-Jun-1994
SLOVENIA Notification 28-Feb-1995
Sovereign Base Areas Extension 30-Oct-2013 01-Feb-2014
SPAIN Signature 26-Nov-1987
SPAIN Ratification 02-May-1989 01-Sep-1989
SPAIN Communication 08-Dec-1993
SPAIN Communication 23-Oct-1996
SPAIN Communication 15-Oct-1997
SWEDEN Signature 26-Nov-1987
SWEDEN Ratification 21-Jun-1988 01-Feb-1989
SWEDEN Notification 07-Nov-1989
SWEDEN Notification 17-Dec-1991
SWEDEN Notification 23-Sep-1993
SWEDEN Communication 29-Feb-1996
SWITZERLAND Signature 26-Nov-1987
SWITZERLAND Ratification 07-Oct-1988 01-Feb-1989
SWITZERLAND Declaration 16-Jan-1990
SWITZERLAND Declaration 13-Feb-1991
SWITZERLAND Declaration 14-Oct-1994
TURKEY Signature 11-Jan-1988
TURKEY Ratification 26-Feb-1988 01-Feb-1989
TURKEY Notification 21-Feb-1990
TURKEY Notification 15-Oct-1990
TURKEY Communication 17-Nov-1992
TURKEY Declaration 13-Sep-1995
TURKEY Declaration 14-Oct-1997
UKRAINE Signature 02-May-1996
UKRAINE Ratification 05-May-1997 01-Sep-1997
UNITED KINGDOM Signature 26-Nov-1987
UNITED KINGDOM Ratification 24-Jun-1988 01-Feb-1989
UNITED KINGDOM Notification 07-Nov-1989
UNITED KINGDOM Communication 20-Jan-1994

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