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Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, aiming at the abolition of the death penalty

Treaty data

Treaty number
003919
Date of conclusion
15-12-1989
Place of conclusion
New York
Provisional application
Entry into force
11-07-1991
Retroactive effect
Termination
Treaty Series
1990, 125
1991, 124
1995, 20
2012, 70
Parliamentary paper
21876
Consolidated text
0001043

Comment

The Second Optional Protocol was in force for the Netherlands Antilles from 11-07-1991 until 10-10-2010.

Kingdom of the Netherlands

Provisional application Entry into force Retroactive effect Termination
Netherlands
(in Europe)
11-07-1991
Netherlands
(Bonaire)
10-10-2010
Netherlands
(Sint Eustatius)
10-10-2010
Netherlands
(Saba)
10-10-2010
Aruba 11-07-1991
Curaçao 10-10-2010
Sint Maarten 10-10-2010

Parties

Parties with a link have a reservation.

Party Signature Provisional application Ratification

S=Signature without reservation or requirement of ratification
R=Ratification, Acceptance, Approval or Notification
A=Accession
Su=Succession
NK=Not Known

Entry into force Renunciation Termination
Albania 17-10-2007 (A) 17-01-2008
Andorra 05-08-2002 22-09-2006 (R) 22-12-2006
Angola 24-09-2013 02-10-2019 (R) 02-01-2020
Argentina 20-12-2006 02-09-2008 (R) 02-12-2008
Armenia 26-09-2019
Australia 02-10-1990 (A) 11-07-1991
Austria 08-04-1991 02-03-1993 (R) 02-06-1993
Azerbaijan 22-01-1999 (A) 22-04-1999
Belgium 12-07-1990 08-12-1998 (R) 08-03-1999
Benin 05-07-2012 (A) 05-10-2012
Bolivia 12-07-2013 (A) 12-10-2013
Bosnia and Herzegovina 07-09-2000 16-03-2001 (R) 16-06-2001
Brazil 25-09-2009 (A) 25-12-2009
Bulgaria 11-03-1999 10-08-1999 (R) 10-11-1999
Canada 25-11-2005 (A) 25-02-2006
Cape Verde 19-05-2000 (A) 19-08-2000
Chile 15-11-2001 26-09-2008 (R) 26-12-2008
Colombia 05-08-1997 (A) 05-11-1997
Costa Rica 14-02-1990 05-06-1998 (R) 05-09-1998
Croatia 12-10-1995 (A) 12-01-1996
Cyprus 10-09-1999 (A) 10-12-1999
Czech Republic 15-06-2004 (A) 15-09-2004
Denmark 13-02-1990 24-02-1994 (R) 24-05-1994
Djibouti 05-11-2002 (A) 05-02-2003
Dominican Republic 21-09-2016 (A) 21-12-2016
Ecuador 23-02-1993 (A) 23-05-1993
El Salvador 08-04-2014 (A) 08-07-2014
Estonia 30-01-2004 (A) 30-04-2004
Finland 13-02-1990 04-04-1991 (R) 11-07-1991
France 02-10-2007 (A) 02-01-2008
Gabon 02-04-2014 (A) 02-07-2014
Gambia, The 20-09-2017 28-09-2018 (R) 28-12-2018
Georgia 22-03-1999 (A) 22-06-1999
Germany 13-02-1990 18-08-1992 (R) 18-11-1992
Greece 05-05-1997 (A) 05-08-1997
Guinea-Bissau 12-09-2000 24-09-2013 (R) 24-12-2013
Honduras 10-05-1990 01-04-2008 (R) 01-07-2008
Hungary 24-02-1994 (A) 24-05-1994
Iceland 30-01-1991 02-04-1991 (R) 11-07-1991
Ireland 18-06-1993 (A) 18-09-1993
Italy 13-02-1990 14-02-1995 (R) 14-05-1995
Kyrgyzstan 06-12-2010 (A) 06-03-2011
Latvia 19-04-2013 (A) 19-07-2013
Liberia 16-09-2005 (A) 16-12-2005
Liechtenstein 10-12-1998 (A) 10-03-1999
Lithuania 08-09-2000 27-03-2002 (R) 27-06-2002
Luxembourg 13-02-1990 12-02-1992 (R) 12-05-1992
Madagascar 24-09-2012 21-09-2017 (R) 21-12-2017
Malta 29-12-1994 (A) 29-03-1995
Mexico 26-09-2007 (A) 26-12-2007
Moldova 20-09-2006 (A) 20-12-2006
Monaco 28-03-2000 (A) 28-06-2000
Mongolia 13-03-2012 (A) 13-06-2012
Montenegro 23-10-2006 (Su) 03-06-2006
Mozambique 21-07-1993 (A) 21-10-1993
Namibia 28-11-1994 (A) 28-02-1995
Nepal 04-03-1998 (A) 04-06-1998
Netherlands, the Kingdom of the 09-08-1990 26-03-1991 (R) 11-07-1991
New Zealand 22-02-1990 22-02-1990 (R) 11-07-1991
Nicaragua 21-02-1990 25-02-2009 (R) 25-05-2009
North Macedonia 26-01-1995 (A) 26-04-1995
Norway 13-02-1990 05-09-1991 (R) 05-12-1991
Palestine 18-03-2019 (A) 18-06-2019
Panama 21-01-1993 (A) 21-04-1993
Paraguay 18-08-2003 (A) 18-11-2003
Philippines 20-09-2006 20-11-2007 (R) 20-02-2008
Poland 21-03-2000 25-04-2014 (R) 25-07-2014
Portugal 13-02-1990 17-10-1990 (R) 11-07-1991
Romania 15-03-1990 27-02-1991 (R) 11-07-1991
Rwanda 15-12-2008 (A) 15-03-2009
San Marino 26-09-2003 17-08-2004 (R) 17-11-2004
São Tomé e Principe 06-09-2000 10-01-2017 (R) 10-04-2017
Serbia 06-09-2001 (A) 06-12-2001
Seychelles 15-12-1994 (A) 15-03-1995
Slovakia 22-09-1998 22-06-1999 (R) 22-09-1999
Slovenia 14-09-1993 10-03-1994 (R) 10-06-1994
South Africa 28-08-2002 (A) 28-11-2002
Spain 23-02-1990 11-04-1991 (R) 11-07-1991
Sweden 13-02-1990 11-05-1990 (R) 11-07-1991
Switzerland 16-06-1994 (A) 16-09-1994
Timor-Leste 18-09-2003 (A) 18-12-2003
Togo 14-09-2016 (A) 14-12-2016
Turkey 06-04-2004 02-03-2006 (R) 02-06-2006
Turkmenistan 11-01-2000 (A) 11-04-2000
Ukraine 25-07-2007 (A) 25-10-2007
United Kingdom 31-03-1999 10-12-1999 (R) 10-03-2000
Uruguay 13-02-1990 21-01-1993 (R) 21-04-1993
Uzbekistan 23-12-2008 (A) 23-03-2009
Venezuela 07-06-1990 22-02-1993 (R) 22-05-1993

Parent treaties

Title Date of conclusion Place of conclusion
International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights 16-12-1966 New York

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