New Core International Human Rights Treaties, The by United Nations

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This ebook reproduces the hot center common human rights treaties in pocket-size. by means of issuing the newest center tools during this common layout, the United countries excessive Commissioner for Human Rights needs to lead them to extra available, specifically to govt officers, civil society, human rights defenders, criminal practitioners, students, person electorate and others with an curiosity in human rights norms and criteria.

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Reservations may be withdrawn at any time. Article 15 1. Any State Party may propose an amendment to the present Protocol and submit it to the Secretary-General of the United Nations. The Secretary-General shall communicate any proposed amendments to States Parties, with a request to be notified whether they favour a meeting of States Parties for the purpose of considering and deciding upon the proposals. In the event that, within four months from the date of such communication, at least one third of the States Parties favour such a meeting, the Secretary-General shall convene the meeting under the auspices of the United Nations.

Subsequently, they shall inform the depositary of any substantial modification in the extent of their competence. 2. References to “States Parties” in the present Protocol shall apply to such organizations within the limits of their competence. 3. For the purposes of article 13, paragraph 1, and article 15, paragraph 2, of the present Protocol, any instrument deposited by a regional integration organization shall not be counted. 4. Regional integration organizations, in matters within their competence, may exercise their right to vote in the meeting of States Parties, with a Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 41 number of votes equal to the number of their member States that are Parties to the present Protocol.

3. States Parties undertake to include the offence of enforced disappearance as an extraditable offence in any extradition treaty subsequently to be concluded between them. 4. If a State Party which makes extradition conditional on the existence of a treaty receives a request for extradition from another State Party with which it has no extradition treaty, it may consider this Convention as the necessary legal basis for extradition in respect of the offence of enforced disappearance. 5. States Parties which do not make extradition conditional on the existence of a treaty shall recognize the offence of enforced disappearance as an extraditable offence between themselves.

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