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Protocol nr. 12 bij het Verdrag tot bescherming van de rechten van de mens en de fundamentele vrijheden

Geldig vanaf 1 april 2005
Geldig vanaf 1 april 2005

Protocol nr. 12 bij het Verdrag tot bescherming van de rechten van de mens en de fundamentele vrijheden

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[Tekst geldig vanaf 01-04-2005]

Protocol No. 12 to the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms

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The member States of the Council of Europe signatory hereto,

Having regard to the fundamental principle according to which all persons are equal before the law and are entitled to the equal protection of the law;

Being resolved to take further steps to promote the equality of all persons through the collective enforcement of a general prohibition of discrimination by means of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms signed at Rome on 4 November 1950 (hereinafter referred to as ``the Convention");

Reaffirming that the principle of non-discrimination does not prevent States Parties from taking measures in order to promote full and effective equality, provided that there is an objective and reasonable justification for those measures,

Have agreed as follows:

Article 1. General prohibition of discrimination

1.

The enjoyment of any right set forth by law shall be secured without discrimination on any ground such as sex, race, colour, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, association with a national minority, property, birth or other status.

2.

No one shall be discriminated against by any public authority on any ground such as those mentioned in paragraph 1.

Article 2. Territorial application

Article 3. Relationship to the Convention

Article 4. Signature and ratification

Article 5. Entry into force

Article 6. Depositary functions

Protocol nr. 12 bij het Verdrag tot bescherming van de rechten van de mens en de fundamentele vrijheden

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Artikel 1. Algemeen verbod van discriminatie

Artikel 2. Territoriale werkingssfeer

Artikel 3. Verhouding tot het Verdrag

Artikel 4. Ondertekening en bekrachtiging

Artikel 5. Inwerkingtreding

Artikel 6. Taken van de Depositaris