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    Objection with regard to the declaration made by Djibouti upon ratification :

    A reservation by which a State party limits its responsibilities under the Convention by invoking general principles of national law may create doubts about the commitments of the reserving state to the object and purpose of the Convention and, moreover, contribute to undermining the basis of international treaty law. It is in the common interest of states that treaties to which they have chosen to become parties also are respected, as to object and purpose, by all parties. The Government of Norway, therefore, objects to this reservation.

    This objection shall not constitute an obstacle to the entry into force of the Convention between Norway and the Republic of Djibouti.

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    Objection with regard to the reservation made by Indonesia upon ratification concerning articles 1, 14, 16, 17, 21, 22 and 29 :

    [Same objection, mutatis mutandis, as the one made with regard to Djibouti.]

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    Objection with regard to the reservation made by Pakistan upon signature and confirmed upon ratification :

    [Same objection, mutatis mutandis, as the one made with regard to Djibouti.]

    SOURCE : Multilateral Treaties deposited with the Secretary-General, Status as at 31 December 1991, United Nations, New York, 1992, p.204.

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    25 October 1994 - With regard to the reservation made by the Syrian Arab Republic upon ratification:

    [Same objection, "mutatis mutandis", as the one made with regard to Djibouti].

    SOURCE: Multilateral Treaties deposited with the Secretary-General, Status as at 31 December 1994, United Nations, New York, p. 201.

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    5 September 1995 - With regard to the reservation made by the Islamic Republic of Iran upon ratification:

    [Same objection, "mutatis mutandis", as the one made with regard to Djibouti].

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    4 June 1996


    With regard to the declaration made by Qatar upon ratification:


    "The Government of Norway considers that the reservation made by the State of Qatar, due to its unlimited scope and undefined character, is inadmissible under international law. For that reason, the Government of Norway objects to the reservation made by the State of Qatar.



    The Government of Norway does not consider this objection to preclude the entry into force of the Convention between the Kingdom of Norway and the State of Qatar."



    27 June 1996


    With regard to the reservation made by Malaysia upon ratification:


    "The Government of Noway considers that the reservation made by the Government of Malaysia, due to its very broad scope and undefined character, is incompatible with the object and purpose of the Convention, and thus not permitted under article 51, paragraph 2, of the Convention. Moreover, the Government of Norway considers that the monitoring system established under the Convention is not optional and that, accordingly, reservations with respect to articles 44 and 45 of the Convention are not permissible. For these reasons, the Government of Norway objects to the reservation made by the Government of Malaysia.



    The Government of Norway does not consider this objection to preclude the entry into force of the Convention between the Kingdom of Norway and Malaysia."



    29 November 1996


    With regard to the reservation made by Singapore upon accession:


    "The Government of Norway considers that reservation (3) made by the Republic of Singapore, due to its unlimited scope and undefined character, is contrary to the object and purpose of the Convention, and thus impermissible under article 51, paragraph 2, of the Convention.



    Furthermore, the Government of Norway considers that declaration (2) made by the Republic of Singapore, in so far as it purports to exclude or to modify the legal effect of articles 19 and 37 of the Convention, also constitutes a reservation impermissible under the Convention, due to the fundamental nature of the rights concerned and the unspecified reference to domestic law.



    For these reasons, the Government of Norway objects to the said reservations made by the Government of Singapore.

    The Government of Norway does not consider this objection to preclude the entry into force of the Convention between the Kingdom of Norway and the Republic of Singapore."



    4 March 1997


    With regard to the reservation made by Brunéi Darussalam upon accesson:


    [Same objection, mutatis mutandis, as the one made with regard to Qatar.]


    13 March 1997


    With regard to the reservation made by Saudi Arabia upon accession:


    [Same objection, mutatis mutandis, as the one made with regard to Malaysia.]

    9 February 1998


    With regard to the reservations made by Oman upon accession:


    [Same objection, mutatis mutandis, as the one made with regard to Singapore.]
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