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1954 STATELESSNESS CONVENTION PDF

The Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons is a United Nations multilateral treaty that aims to protect stateless individuals. The Commentary to the Convention contains frequent references to stateless persons, Since the Refugee Convention came into force on April 22, , the . The Convention was adopted by the United Nations Conference on the Status . holders are stateless persons under the Convention of 28th September “.

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Acceding to the Convention we declare the following: Pursuant to Article 27 of the Convention, identity papers shall connvention issued only to stateless persons having permanent residence permits in the territory of the Czech Republic in accordance with the country’s national legislation. Article 23 of the Convention shall be applied to the extent provided by the national legislation of the Czech Republic.

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Article 24, paragraph 1 b shall be applied to the extent provided by the national legislation of the Czech Republic. Pursuant to Article 28 of the Convention, travel documents shall be issued to stateless persons having permanent residence permits in the territory of the Czech Republic in accordance with the country’s national legislation.

El Salvador signs the present Convention with the reservation that the expression “treatment as favourable as possible”, referred to in those of its provisions to which reservations may be made, must not be understood to include the special treatment which has been or may be granted to the nationals of Spain, the Latin American countries in general, and in particular to the countries which constituted the United Provinces of Central America and now form the Organization of Central American States.

Guatemala signs the present Convention with the reservation that the expression “treatment as favourable as possible”, referred to in those of statelessnesss provisions to which reservations may be made, must not be understood to include the special treatment which has been or may be granted to the nationals of, Spain, the Latin American countries in general, and in particular to the countries which constituted the United Provinces of Central America and now form the Organization of Central American States.

Confirmation of the reservation made upon signature, as modified: Guatemala ratifies the present Convention with the reservation statleessness the expression “treatment as favourable as possible”, referred to in those of its provisions to which reservations may be made, shall not be understood to include the special statelesaness which Guatemala has granted or may grant to nationals of Spain, the Latin American countries in general, and in stxtelessness the countries which constitute the Central American Integration System SICAwhich are those countries which constituted the United Provinces of Central America, plus the Republic of Panama.

Holy See Holy See. Honduras signs the present Convention with the reservation that the expression “treatment as favourable as possible”, referred to in those of its provisions to which reservations may be made, must not be understood to include the special treatment which has been or may be granted to the nationals of Spain, the Latin American countries in general, and in particular to the countries which constituted the United Provinces of Central America and now form the Organization of Central American States.

Hungary 12 Hungary Reservation to Article 28 of the Convention: The Government of Kiribati understands articles 8 and 9 as not preventing them from taking in statelessneds of war or other grave and exceptional circumstances measures in the interests of national security in the case of a stateless person on the ground of his former nationality. The provisions of article 8 shall not prevent the Government of Kiribati from exercising any rights over property or interests which they may acquire or have acquired as an Allied or Associated Power under a Treaty of Peace or other agreement or arrangement for the restoration of peace which has been or may be completed as a result of the Second World War.

Furthermore, the provisions of article 8 shall not affect the treatment to be accorded to any property or interest which at the date of entry into force of this Convention in respect of the Gilbert Islands were under the statelesxness of the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland by reason of a state of war which exists or existed between them convemtion any other State.

The Government of Kiribati can only undertake to apply the provisions of sub-paragraph b of paragraph 1 of article 24 so far as the law allows. The Government of Mexico does not consider itself obliged to guarantee stateless persons greater facilities for their naturalization than those accorded to aliens in general, for which reason it lodges an express reservation to the contents of article 32 of donvention Convention.

The Republic of Nicaragua declares that the expression “treatment as favourable as possible”, referred to in those of its provisions to which convntion may be made, shall not be understood to include the special treatment which Nicaragua has granted or may grant to nationals of Spain, the Latin American countries in general, and in particular the countries which constitute the Central American Integration System SICAwhich are those countries which constituted the United Provinces of Central America, plus the Republic of Panama.

With reference to the application of Article 31 of the Convention, Romania reserves its right to expel a stateless person staying lawfully on its territory whenever the stateless person committed an offence, subject to the provisions of the legislation in force. The Slovak Republic shall issue identity papers only to the stateless person present on the territory of the Slovak Republic who have been granted long-term or permanent residence permit.

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Vincent and the Grenadines St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Vincent and the Grenadines can only undertake that the provisions of articles 23, 24, 25 and 31 will be applied in St. Vincent and the Grenadines so far as the law allows. This article will not be binding on Sweden.

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This paragraph will not be binding on Sweden. Notwithstanding the rule concerning the treatment of stateless persons as nationals, Sweden will not be bound to accord to stateless persons the same treatment as is accorded to nationals in respect of the possibility of entitlement to a national pension under the provisions of the National Insurance Act; and likewise to the effect that, in so far as the right to a supplementary pension under the said Act and the computation of such pension in certain respects are concerned, the rules applicable to Swedish nationals shall be more favour able than those applied to other insured persons.

The provisions of this paragraph will not be binding on Sweden. Sweden does not consider itself obliged to cause a Swedish authority, in lieu of a foreign authority, to deliver certificates for the issuance of which there is insufficient documentation in Sweden. The provisions of Article 8 shall not prevent the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from exercising any rights over property or interests which they may acquire or have acquired as an Allied or Associated Power under a Treaty of Peace or other agreement or arrangement for the restoration of peace which has been or may be completed as a result of the Second World War.

Furthermore, the provisions of Article 8 shall not affect the treatment to be accorded to any property or interests which at the date of entry into force of this Convention for the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland are under the control of the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland by reason of a state of war which exists or existed between them and any other State. These powers have not yet been exercised but it may be necessary to exercise them at some future date.

In Northern Ireland the Health Services are restricted to persons ordinarily resident in the country except where regulations are made to extend the Services to others. For these reasons, the Government of the United Kingdom, while prepared in the future, as in the past, to give the most sympathetic consideration to the situation of stateless persons, find it necessary to make reservation to sub-paragraph b of Article Any need for the documents or certifications mentioned in paragraph 2 of that Article would be met by affidavit.

The Government of the Republic of Zambia considers paragraph 1 of article 22 to be a recommendation only, and not a binding obligation to accord to stateless persons national treatment with respect to elementary education; “Article The Government of the Republic of Zambia reserves the right under article 26 to designate a place or places of residence for stateless persons; “Article The Government of the Republic of Zambia does not consider itself bound under article 28 to issue a travel document with a return clause in cases where a country of second asylum has accepted or indicated its willingness to accept a stateless person from Zambia; “Article Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons.

New York, 28 September Unless otherwise indicated, the declarations and reservations were made upon ratification, accession or succession.

The Republic of Austria shall only be bound by Article 27 insofar as it applies to stateless persons lawfully in the territory of the Republic of Austria. The Republic of Austria will fulfil its obligation under Article 28 by issuing alien passports to stateless persons lawfully staying in its territory.

Reservation to Article 7, paragraph 2: Reservation to Article Reservation to Article 24, paragraph 1, subparagraph b and Article 24, paragraph 2: Reservation to Article 24, paragraph 3: The above-mentioned document will not be issued to persons who have been granted status of stateless person in another country, unless they have permanent or long-term residence in the Republic of Bulgaria and because of insurmountable reasons, duly proven by respective documents, can not renew their travel document from the state which initially issued it.

The provisions of article 24, paragraph 1, under which stateless persons are in certain cases placed on the same footing as nationals, shall not oblige Denmark to grant stateless persons in every case exactly the same remuneration as that provided by law for nationals, but only to grant them what is required for their support.

Article 31 shall not oblige Denmark to grant to stateless persons a status more favourable than that accorded to aliens in general.

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El Salvador Upon signature: The Government of Fiji understands articles 8 and 9 as not preventing them from taking in time of war or other grave and exceptional circumstances measures in the interests of national security in the case of a stateless person on the ground of his former nationality. The provisions of article 8 shall not prevent the Government of Fiji from exercising any rights over property or interests which they may acquire or have acquired as an Allied or Associated Power under a Treaty of Peace or other agreement or arrangement for the restoration of peace which has been or may be completed as a result of the Second World War.

Furthermore the provisions of article 8 shall not affect the treatment to be accorded to any property or interests which at the date of entry into force of this Convention in respect of Fiji were under the control of the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland or of the Government of Fiji respectively by reason of a state of war which existed between them and any other State.

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The Government of Fiji cannot undertake to give effect to the obligations contained in paragraphs 1 and 2 of article 25 and can only undertake to apply the provisions of paragraph 3 so far as the law allows.

No arrangements exist in Fiji for the administrative assistance for which provision is made in article 25 nor have any such arrangements been found necessary in the case of stateless persons. Any need for the documents or certificates mentioned in paragraph 2 of that article would be met by affidavit. Finland does not accept the obligations stipulated in the said article, but is prepared to recognize travel documents issued by other Contracting States pursuant to this article. Germany 45.

Article 27 will not be applied. In accordance with article 38 of the Convention, the Government of the Kingdom of Lesotho declares that it understands articles 8 and 9 as not preventing it from taking in time of war or other grave and exceptional circumstances measures in the interest of national security in the case of a stateless person on the ground of his former nationality.

The provisions of article 8 shall not prevent the Government of the Kingdom of Lesotho from exercising any rights over property or interests which they may acquire or have acquired as an Allied or Associated Power under a Treaty of Peace or other agreement or arrangement for the restoration of peace which has been or may be completed as a result of the Second World War.

Furthermore the provisions of article 8 shall not affect the treatment to be accorded to any property or interests which at the date of entry into force of this Convention in respect of Lesotho were under the control of the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland or of the Government of Lesotho by reason of a state of war which existed between them and any other State.

The Government of the Kingdom of Lesotho shall not be bound under article 31 to grant to a stateless person a status more favourable than that accorded to aliens generally. According to article 38 part 1 from the Convention, [the] Republic of Moldova reserves the right to apply the staetlessness of article 27 from the Convention only in regards with stateless which statute has being recognized by the Republic of Moldova, and for that who have permission to stay on the territory of [the] Republic of Moldova.

Vincent and the Grenadines Reservation: Zambia 17 “Article 22 1: Unless otherwise indicated the declarations and reservations were made upon notification of territorial application. Furthermore, the provisions of Article statelessnese shall not affect the treatment to be accorded to any property or interests which, at the date of entry into force of this Convention for the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands, are under the control of the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland by reason of a state of war which exists or existed between them and any other State.

In addition, the notification made by the Government of China contained the following declaration: The Government sttaelessness the People’s Republic of China cannot undertake that effect will be given in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region to article 25, paragraphs 1 and 2 of the Convention, and can only undertake that the provisions of paragraph 3 of the said article will be applied in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region so far as the law there allows.

Within the above ambit, responsibility for the international rights and obligations of a Party to the [said Convention] will be assumed by the Government of the People’s Republic of China.

In a communication received on 25 Marchthe Government of Denmark informed the Secretary-General of its decision to withdraw statelessnesa from that date, the reservation to article 24, paragraph 2, of the Con vention.

The reservation made upon accession read as follows: Reservation 3 constitutes a new reservation, which was made subject to the provisions of article 39 2 of the Convention. The portion of the reservation which has been withdrawn read as follows: The Government of Mexico lodges an express reservation to article 31 of the Convention, and, therefore, refers to the application of article 33 of the Political Constitution of the United Mexican States.

In a communication received on 5 Marchthe Government of Sweden notified the Secretary-General of the withdrawal of its reservation to article 7, paragraph 2, of the Convention. The reservations reproduced herein are new reservations, which were made subject to the provisions of article 39 2 of the Convention.

Such notification will contain the reservations, if any, which the Government of the Netherlands Antilles might wish to make with respect to local requirements in accordance with article 38 of the Convention.

The Government of Malawi considers that any legal relationship with the afore-mentioned Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons, New York, which might have devolved upon it by way of succession from the ratification of the United Kingdom, is terminated as of this date.

Bosnia and Herzegovina 2. Statelessess former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 2. Declarations and Reservations Xonvention otherwise indicated, the declarations and reservations were made upon ratification, accession or succession. Costa Rica 9 Costa Rica 9.

Czech Republic Czech Republic Declarations: El Salvador El Salvador Upon signature: Guatemala Guatemala Upon signature: Honduras Honduras Upon signature: Hungary 12 Hungary 12 Reservations: Mexico 15 Mexico 15 Reservations: Philippines Philippines Upon signature: Sweden 16 Sweden 16 Reservations: Zambia 17 Zambia 17 “Article 22 1: