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    Declaration :

"In connection with the deposit of Denmark's instrument of ratification of the Optional Protocol on the Rights of the Child on the Involvement of Children in Armed Conflict [the Government of Denmark declares] that Danish legislation does not permit the recruitment of any person below the age of 18 in the arrmed forces."

With a territorial exclusion with respect of the Faroe Islands and Greenland. Further, on 23 January 2004, the Government of Denmark informed the Secretatry-General that it had decided to withdraw its territorial exclusion with regard to the Faroe Islands and Greenland made upon ratification.

07.09.2000

27.08.2002

27.08.2002