European Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms
Protocol 4, Article 5
- Any High Contracting Party may, at the time of signature
or ratification of this Protocol, or at any time thereafter,
communicate to the Secretary General of the Council of Europe
a declaration stating the extent to which it undertakes that
the provisions of this Protocol shall apply to such of the territories
for the international relations of which it is responsible as
are named therein.
- Any High Contracting Party which has communicated a declaration
in virtue of the preceding paragraph may, from time to time,
communicate a further declaration modifying the terms of any
former declaration or terminating the application of the provisions
of this Protocol in respect of any territory.
- A declaration made in accordance with this article shall
be deemed to have been made in accordance with paragraph 1 of
Article 56 of the Convention.
- The territory of any State to which this Protocol applies by virtue of
ratification or acceptance by that State, and each territory to which this
Protocol is applied by virtue of a declaration by that State under this article,
shall be treated as separate territories for the purpose of the references in
Articles 2 and 3 to the territory of a State.
- Any State which has made a declaration in accordance with paragraph 1 or 2 of
this Article may at any time thereafter declare on behalf of one or more of the
territories to which the declaration relates that it accepts the competence of
the Court to receive applications from individuals, non-governmental organisations
or groups of individuals as provided in Article
34 of the Convention in respect of all or any of Articles 1 to 4 of this