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European Convention on Spectator Violence and Misbehaviour at Sports Events and in particular at Football Matches

Parties with reservations, declarations and objections

Party Reservations / Declarations Objections
France Yes No
Greece Yes No
Luxembourg Yes No
Netherlands, the Kingdom of the Yes No



The controls provided for in Article 3 paragraph 4.g as well as those necessary for the application of the provisions of Article 3 paragraph 4.f, shall be carried out "in the framework of the French legislation in this field".
By safe containers shall be understood containers which are made neither from glass nor from metal (Article 3 paragraph 4.f).


The measures provided for in Article 3, paragraph 4, sub-paragraph a, and in Article 6, paragraph 1, must be compatible with those adopted in order to prevent the risks of fire and panic and in case of need, to permit the rapid evacuation of the public.
In accordance with Article 15, paragraph 1 of the Convention, the Government of the French Republic declares that the Convention shall apply to the European Departments and to the overseas Departments of the Republic.



The Government of the Hellenic Republic declares that the accession of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia to the Conventions of the Council of Europe to which the Hellenic Republic is a Contracting Party does not imply the recognition of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia by the Hellenic Republic.



The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg designates the Ministry for Physical Education and Sports to ensure and co-ordinate the representation of Luxembourg on the Standing Committee, established by Article 8 of the Convention.

Netherlands, the Kingdom of the


The Kingdom of the Netherlands accepts the said Convention for the Kingdom in Europe.


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