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To maintain the effectiveness of the European Court of Human Rights, this Protocol makes the following changes to the Convention (ETS no. 005):
â€“ Adding a reference to the principle of subsidiarity and the
doctrine of the margin of appreciation to the Preamble of the
Protocol No. 15 amending the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms has been adopted by the Committee of Ministers at its 123rd Session, on 16 May 2013, and will be opened for signature in Strasbourg on 24 June 2013.