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DECLARATIONS ENTERED BY MEMBER STATES:

Article 34 of the Protocol [Ratification] stipulates that “at the time of ratification of this Protocol or any time thereafter, the State shall make a declaration accepting the competence of the Court to receive cases under Article 5(3) of this Protocol. The Court shall not receive any petition under article 5(3) involving a State which has not made such a declaration.” Article 5(3) states as follows: “The Court may entitle relevant Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) with observer status before the Commission, and individuals to institute cases directly before it, in accordance with article 34(6) of this Protocol.”

 
No Country Date of Signature Date of Deposit Declaration Date of withdrawals Download withdrawals
1 Burkina Faso  14 / 07 / 1998 28 / 07 / 1998  Download    
2 Malawi 09 / 09 / 2008 09 / 10 / 2008  Download    
3 Mali 05 / 02 / 2010
19 / 02 / 2010  Download    
4 Tanzania  09 / 03 / 2010 29 / 03 / 2010  Download 14 / 11 / 2019 Download
5 Ghana 09 / 02 / 2011 10 / 03 / 2011  Download    
6 Rwanda 22 / 01 / 2013 06 / 02 / 2013  Download 24 / 02 / 2016 Download
7 Cote d’Ivoire  19 / 06 / 2013 23 / 07 / 2013  Download 28 / 04 / 2020 Download
8 Benin  22 / 05 / 2014 08 / 02 / 2016  Download 24 / 03 / 2020 Download
9 Tunisia 13 / 04 / 2017    Download    
10 Gambia  23 / 10 / 2018 02 / 02 / 2020  Download    

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