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Ratified on 10/4/1979  with Reservations on Art 1, 9 and 13 and declarations on Articles 12, 19(3), 21, 22

 

Reservations:

 

Article 1: The Government of the Republic of India declares that the words `the right of self-determination' appearing in [this article] apply only to the peoples under foreign domination and that these words do not apply to sovereign independent States or to a section of a people or nation--which is the essence of national integrity.

 

Article 9: The Government of the Republic of India takes the position that the provisions of the article shall be so applied as to be in consonance with the provisions of clauses (3) to (7) of article 22 of the Constitution of India. Further under the Indian Legal System, there is no enforceable right to compensation for persons claiming to be victims of unlawful arrest or detention against the State.



 Article 13: The Government of the Republic of India reserves its right to apply its law relating to foreigners.

 

Declarations: 


Articles 12, 19(3), 21, 22: The Government of the Republic of India declares that the provisions of the said [article] shall be so applied as to be in conformity with the provisions of article 19 of the Constitution of India.



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