Open for signature by the member States signatories to the Convention, in Strasbourg, on 6 May 1963.
Entry into force: 21 September 1970.
This Protocol had been an integral part of the Convention since
its entry into force on 21 September 1970. However, all provisions which had been amended or added by this Protocol are replaced by Protocol No. 11
(ETS No. 155), as from the date of its entry into force, on 1 November 1998.
Summary of the treaty
The Protocol no. 2 to the Convention (ETS No. 005) confers upon the European Court of Human
Rights competence to give advisory opinions.