Protocol No. 8 to the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms
CETS No.: 118
As from its entry into force, this Protocol is an integrant part of the treaty ETS No. 005 and is no longer open for signature or ratification.

Opening for signature Entry into force
Place: Vienna
Date : 19/3/1985
Conditions: Ratification by Parties to Treaty ETS 005.
Date : 1/1/1990

Status as of: 10/2/2007

Member States of the Council of Europe

   Signature  Ratification  Entry into force  Notes  R.  D.  A.  T.  C.  O. 
Albania   13/7/1995   2/10/1996   2/10/1996   43                          
Andorra   10/11/1994   22/1/1996   22/1/1996   43                          
Armenia   25/1/2001   26/4/2002   26/4/2002   43                          
Austria   19/3/1985   17/4/1986   1/1/1990                              
Azerbaijan   25/1/2001   15/4/2002   15/4/2002   43                          
Belgium   19/3/1985   8/11/1985   1/1/1990                              
Bosnia and Herzegovina   24/4/2002   12/7/2002   12/7/2002   43                          
Bulgaria   7/5/1992   7/9/1992   7/9/1992   43                          
Croatia   6/11/1996   5/11/1997   5/11/1997   43                          
Cyprus   8/11/1985   13/6/1986   1/1/1990                              
Czech Republic   21/2/1991   18/3/1992   1/1/1993   26                          
Denmark   19/3/1985 s   19/3/1985 s   1/1/1990                              
Estonia   14/5/1993   16/4/1996   16/4/1996   43                          
Finland   5/5/1989   10/5/1990   10/5/1990                              
France   19/3/1985   9/2/1989   1/1/1990                              
Georgia   27/4/1999   20/5/1999   20/5/1999   43                          
Germany   19/3/1985   19/9/1989   1/1/1990                   X          
Greece   19/3/1985   6/9/1989   1/1/1990                              
Hungary   6/11/1990   5/11/1992   5/11/1992   43                          
Iceland   19/3/1985   22/5/1987   1/1/1990                              
Ireland   20/3/1985   21/3/1988   1/1/1990           X                  
Italy   19/3/1985   29/12/1988   1/1/1990                              
Latvia   10/2/1995   27/6/1997   27/6/1997   43                          
Liechtenstein   19/3/1985   28/8/1985   1/1/1990                              
Lithuania   14/5/1993   20/6/1995   20/6/1995   43                          
Luxembourg   19/3/1985   4/11/1987   1/1/1990                              
Malta   7/3/1988 s   7/3/1988 s   1/1/1990                              
Moldova   13/7/1995   12/9/1997   12/9/1997   43                          
Monaco   5/10/2004   30/11/2005   30/11/2005   43                          
Montenegro   3/4/2003   3/3/2004   6/6/2006   43                          
Netherlands   20/3/1985   11/12/1986   1/1/1990                   X          
Norway   19/3/1985   25/10/1988   1/1/1990                              
Poland   26/11/1991   19/1/1993   19/1/1993   43                          
Portugal   19/3/1985   12/3/1987   1/1/1990                              
Romania   7/10/1993   20/6/1994   20/6/1994   43                          
Russia   28/2/1996   5/5/1998   5/5/1998   43                          
San Marino   1/3/1989   22/3/1989   1/1/1990                              
Serbia   3/4/2003   3/3/2004   3/3/2004   43                          
Slovakia   21/2/1991   18/3/1992   1/1/1993   43                          
Slovenia   14/5/1993   28/6/1994   28/6/1994   43                          
Spain   19/3/1985   23/6/1989   1/1/1990                              
Sweden   19/3/1985   10/1/1986   1/1/1990                              
Switzerland   19/3/1985   21/5/1987   1/1/1990                              
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia   9/11/1995   10/4/1997   10/4/1997   43                          
Turkey   4/2/1986   19/9/1989   1/1/1990                              
Ukraine   9/11/1995   11/9/1997   11/9/1997   43                          
United Kingdom   19/3/1985   21/4/1986   1/1/1990           X       X          

Total number of signatures not followed by ratifications:   
Total number of ratifications/accessions:  47 

Notes:
(26) Dates of signature and ratification of the Convention as amended by this Protocol by the former Czech and Slovak Federal Republic.
(43) Dates of signature and ratification of the Convention as amended by this Protocol.
a: Accession - s: Signature without reservation as to ratification - su: Succession - r: Signature "ad referendum".
R.: Reservations - D.: Declarations - A.: Authorities - T.: Territorial Application - C.: Communication - O.: Objection.

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