Collection of International Instruments and Legal texts by United Nations

By United Nations

This revised version of the gathering, which supersedes the final one issued in 1995, positive aspects major alterations and includes over 260 crucial common and local tools and texts relating refugees and different people of outrage to UNHCR. The 2007 version takes account of the inter-relationship among, at the one hand, overseas refugee legislations and, at the different, human rights, humanitarian, felony and different our bodies of legislations. the gathering covers a much wider thematic zone, together with statelessness, the internally displaced and the asylum-migration debate in addition to concerns akin to torture, discrimination, detention and the security of ladies and youngsters.

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Any State which has made a declaration or notification under Article 40 may, at any time thereafter, by a notification to the Secretary-General of the United Nations, declare that the Convention shall cease to extend to such territory one year after the date of receipt of the notification by the Secretary-General. Article 45 Revision 1. Any Contracting State may request revision of this Convention at any time by a notification addressed to the Secretary-General of the United Nations. 2. The General Assembly of the United Nations shall recommend the steps, if any, to be taken in respect of such request.

Article 2 General obligations Every refugee has duties to the country in which he finds himself, which require in particular that he conform to its laws and regulations as well as to measures taken for the maintenance of public order. Article 3 The Contracting States shall apply the provisions of this Convention to refugees without discrimination as to race, religion or country of origin. Article 4 Religion The Contracting States shall accord to refugees within their territories treatment at least as favourable as that accorded to their nationals with respect to freedom to practise their religion and freedom as regards the religious education of their children.

When such protection or assistance has ceased for any reason, without the position of such persons being definitively settled in accordance with the relevant resolutions adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations, these persons shall @sofacto be entitled to the benefits of this Convention. Collection o f International Instruments and Lezal Texts E. This Convention shall not apply to a person who is recognized by the competent authorities of the country in which he has taken residence as having the rights and obligations which are attached to the possession of the nationality of that country.

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