European Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms

Protocol 12, Article 4
Signature and ratification

This Protocol shall be open for signature by member States of the Council of Europe which have signed the Convention. It is subject to ratification, acceptance or approval.

A member State of the Council of Europe may not ratify, accept or approve this Protocol without previously or simultaneously ratifying the Convention.

Instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval shall be deposited with the Secretary General of the Council of Europe.