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Protocol No. 6 to the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms concerning the Abolition of the Death Penalty [ETS No. 114]

Treaty Type:  Multilateral

Depository:  Council of Europe

Place Of Signature:  Strasbourg

Publication Records

  • Treaty Series 051/2004: Cm6564
  • PRO (now TNA) FO 949/0: 0
  • Miscellaneous Series 020/1999: Cm4284

Participant Status

CountryAction Action DateEffective Date
ALBANIA Signature 28-Apr-1983
ANDORRA Signature 22-Jan-1996
ANDORRA Ratification 22-Jan-1996
Antilles Extension 25-Apr-1986
ARMENIA Signature 25-Jan-2001
ARMENIA Ratification 29-Oct-2003 29-Oct-2003
Aruba Extension 25-Apr-1986
AUSTRIA Signature 28-Apr-1983
AUSTRIA Ratification 05-Jan-1984
AZERBAIJAN Signature 25-Jan-2001
AZERBAIJAN Ratification 15-Apr-2002 15-Apr-2002
AZERBAIJAN Declaration 15-Apr-2002
BELGIUM Signature 28-Apr-1983
BELGIUM Ratification 10-Dec-1998 01-Jan-1999
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA Signature 24-Apr-2002
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA Ratification 12-Jul-2002 01-Oct-2002
BULGARIA Signature 28-Apr-1983
CROATIA Signature 06-Nov-1996
CROATIA Ratification 05-Nov-1997 01-Dec-1997
CYPRUS Signature 28-Apr-1983
CYPRUS Ratification 19-Jan-2000 01-Feb-2000
CYPRUS Communication 19-Jan-2000
CZECH AND SLOVAK FEDERAL REPUBLIC Ratification 18-Mar-1992 01-Apr-1992
CZECH REPUBLIC Declaration 23-Jul-1993
CZECH REPUBLIC Succession 02-Aug-1993 01-Jan-1993
DENMARK Signature 28-Apr-1983
DENMARK Ratification 01-Dec-1983
ESTONIA Signature 14-May-1993
ESTONIA Ratification 17-Apr-1998
FINLAND Signature 05-May-1989
FINLAND Ratification 10-May-1990 01-Jun-1990
FRANCE Signature 28-Apr-1983
FRANCE Ratification 17-Feb-1986 01-Mar-1986
GEORGIA Signature 17-Jun-1999
GEORGIA Ratification 13-Apr-2000 13-Apr-2000
GERMANY FEDERAL REPUBLIC Ratification 05-Jul-1989 01-Aug-1989
GERMANY FEDERAL REPUBLIC Declaration 23-Jul-1993
GREECE Signature 02-May-1983
GREECE Ratification 08-Sep-1998 01-Oct-1998
Guernsey, Bailiwick of Extension 20-May-1999
HUNGARY Signature 06-Nov-1990
HUNGARY Ratification 05-Nov-1992 01-Dec-1992
ICELAND Signature 24-Apr-1985
ICELAND Ratification 22-May-1987 01-Jun-1987
IRELAND, REPUBLIC OF Signature 24-Jun-1994
IRELAND, REPUBLIC OF Ratification 24-Jun-1994 01-Jul-1994
Isle Of Man Extension 20-May-1999
ITALY Signature 21-Oct-1983
ITALY Ratification 29-Dec-1988 01-Jan-1989
Jersey, Bailiwick of Extension 20-May-1999
LATVIA Signature 26-Jun-1998
LATVIA Ratification 07-May-1999 01-Jun-1999
LIECHTENSTEIN Signature 15-Nov-1990
LIECHTENSTEIN Ratification 15-Nov-1990 01-Dec-1990
LITHUANIA Signature 28-Apr-1983
LITHUANIA Ratification 08-Jul-1999 01-Aug-1999
LUXEMBOURG Signature 28-Apr-1983
LUXEMBOURG Ratification 19-Feb-1985 01-Mar-1985
MALTA Signature 26-Mar-1991
MALTA Ratification 26-Mar-1991 01-Apr-1991
MOLDOVA REPUBLIC OF Signature 02-May-1996
MOLDOVA REPUBLIC OF Ratification 12-Sep-1997
MONACO Signature 05-Oct-2004 01-Jan-1900
MONACO Ratification 30-Nov-2005 01-Dec-2005
MONTENEGRO Succession 09-May-2007 06-Jun-2007
NETHERLANDS THE Signature 28-Apr-1983
NETHERLANDS THE Ratification 25-Apr-1986
NETHERLANDS THE Extension 25-Apr-1986
NORWAY Signature 28-Apr-1983
NORWAY Ratification 25-Oct-1988 01-Nov-1988
POLAND Signature 18-Nov-1999
POLAND Ratification 30-Oct-2000 01-Nov-2000
PORTUGAL Signature 28-Apr-1983
PORTUGAL Ratification 02-Oct-1986 01-Nov-1986
ROMANIA Signature 15-Dec-1993
ROMANIA Ratification 20-Jun-1994 20-Jun-1994
RUSSIAN FEDERATION Signature 16-Apr-1997
SAN MARINO Signature 01-Mar-1989
SAN MARINO Ratification 22-Mar-1989 01-Apr-1989
SERBIA AND MONTENEGRO Signature 03-Apr-2003 01-Jan-1900
SERBIA AND MONTENEGRO Ratification 03-Mar-2004 01-Apr-2004
SLOVENIA Signature 14-May-1993
SLOVENIA Ratification 28-Jun-1994 01-Jul-1994
SPAIN Signature 28-Apr-1983
SPAIN Ratification 14-Jan-1985
SWEDEN Signature 28-Apr-1983
SWEDEN Ratification 09-Feb-1984
SWITZERLAND Signature 28-Apr-1983
SWITZERLAND Ratification 13-Oct-1987 01-Nov-1987
SWITZERLAND Declaration 13-Oct-1987
SWITZERLAND Withdrawal Dec. 23-Jan-1997
TURKEY Signature 28-Apr-1983
TURKEY Ratification 12-Nov-2003 01-Jan-1900
TURKEY Def EIF 01-Dec-2003 01-Jan-1900
UKRAINE Signature 05-May-1997
UKRAINE Ratification 04-Apr-2000 01-May-2000
UKRAINE Communication 30-Jun-2000
UNITED KINGDOM Signature 27-Jan-1999
UNITED KINGDOM Ratification 20-May-1999 01-Jun-1999
UNITED KINGDOM Declaration 20-May-1999

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