Lov om styrking av menneskerettighetenes stilling i norsk rett (menneskerettsloven)

Vedlegg 1. Den europeiske menneskerettskonvensjon med protokoller (autentisk engelsk tekst)

Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms,

Section III - Miscellaneous provisions

Art 56.Territorial application
1. Any State may at the time of its ratification or at any time thereafter declare by notification addressed to the Secretary General of the Council of Europe that the present Convention shall, subject to paragraph 4 of this Article, extend to all or any of the territories for whose international relations it is responsible.
2. The Convention shall extend to the territory or territories named in the notification as from the thirtieth day after the receipt of this notification by the Secretary General of the Council of Europe.
3. The provisions of this Convention shall be applied in such territories with due regard, however, to local requirements.
4. Any State which has made a declaration in accordance with paragraph 1 of this article may at any time thereafter declare on behalf of one or more of the territories to which the declaration relates that it accepts the competence of the Court to receive applications from individuals, non-governmental organisations or groups of individuals as provided by Article 34 of the Convention.