European Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms
Protocol 14, Article 15
Article 39 of the Convention shall be amended
to read as follows:
Convention Article 39 : Friendly settlements
- At any stage of the proceedings, the Court may place itself at the disposal
of the parties concerned with a view to securing a friendly settlement of the
matter on the basis of respect for human rights as defined in the Convention and
the Protocols thereto.
- Proceedings conducted under paragraph 1 shall be confidential.
- If a friendly settlement is effected, the Court shall strike the case out of
its list by means of a decision which shall be confined to a brief statement of
the facts and of the solution reached.
- This decision shall be transmitted to the Committee of Ministers, which shall
supervise the execution of the terms of the friendly settlement as set out in