Sixth Protocol To The General Agreement On Privileges And Immunities Of The Council Of Europe

1. (1) The international conventions under Section 2 have the force of law in the bailiwick of Guernsey to confer privileges and immunities enjoyed or with respect to – 4. The Secretary-General of the Council of Europe has the power, with the agreement of the President of the Court, to waive the immunity of other register officers in accordance with Article 19 of the General Convention and due consideration of the considerations covered in paragraph 3. In view of this development, it is desirable, in order to better achieve the objectives of the Convention, to obtain certain immunities and facilities for persons participating in proceedings before the Court of Justice, through a new agreement, concerning persons participating in the proceedings of the European Court of Human Rights (hereafter referred to as “this agreement”). , in addition to the privileges and immunities covered by Article 18 of the General Agreement, privileges and immunities granted to diplomatic emissaries in accordance with international law are granted to judges for themselves, their spouses and minor children. d. grant exchange agencies the same privileges granted to comparable-ranking public servants who are part of the diplomatic missions of the government concerned; European Court of Human Rights – Privileges and immunities. Also recalling Article 51 of the Convention, which provides that judges are entitled, in the performance of their duties, to the privileges and immunities provided for in Article 40 of the Statute of the Council of Europe and the agreements reached there; Privileges, immunities and facilities are not granted to the representatives of the members in the personal interest of the persons concerned, but to ensure the independent exercise of their functions related to the Council of Europe. Therefore, a Member has not only the right, but also the obligation to waive his representative`s immunity in all cases where, in the Member`s view, immunity would obstruct the judicial process and, without prejudice to the purpose for which immunity is granted, it may be waived. 2. The international conventions covered in Section 1 are – considering that a new protocol to the general agreement is desirable to grant privileges and immunities to judges of the Court of Justice, 3.

The privileges and immunities covered in paragraphs 1 and 2 of this section are not granted to the Clerk and an Assistant Clerk for the personal interest of individuals, but to facilitate the performance of their duties. The full assembly of the Tribunal is the sole authority to waive the immunity of its clerk and an assistant clerk; it not only has the right, but it is also obliged to waive that immunity in all cases where, in its view, immunity would interfere with the judicial process and it can be waived without prejudice to the purpose for which immunity is granted.

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