International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR)

Ratified on 10/4/1979 with Declarations on Articles 1, 4, 7(c), 8.

 

Declarations:

 

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.




Articles 4 and 8: 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.



Article 7 (c) : 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 16(4) of the Constitution of India.

 

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