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Protocol nr. 16 bij het Verdrag tot bescherming van de rechten van de mens en de fundamentele vrijheden

Geldig vanaf 1 juni 2019
Geldig vanaf 1 juni 2019

Protocol nr. 16 bij het Verdrag tot bescherming van de rechten van de mens en de fundamentele vrijheden

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Protocol No. 16 to the Convention on the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms

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The member States of the Council of Europe and other High Contracting Parties to the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, signed at Rome on 4 November 1950 (hereinafter referred to as “the Convention”), signatories hereto,

Having regard to the provisions of the Convention and, in particular, Article 19 establishing the European Court of Human Rights (hereinafter referred to as “the Court”);

Considering that the extension of the Court’s competence to give advisory opinions will further enhance the interaction between the Court and national authorities and thereby reinforce implementation of the Convention, in accordance with the principle of subsidiarity;

Having regard to Opinion No. 285 (2013) adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe on 28 June 2013,

Have agreed as follows:

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Highest courts and tribunals of a High Contracting Party, as specified in accordance with Article 10, may request the Court to give advisory opinions on questions of principle relating to the interpretation or application of the rights and freedoms defined in the Convention or the protocols thereto.

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The requesting court or tribunal may seek an advisory opinion only in the context of a case pending before it.

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The requesting court or tribunal shall give reasons for its request and shall provide the relevant legal and factual background of the pending case.

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