Argentina: Declaration in accordance with Article 90of Protocol I

31-10-1996 Article, International Review of the Red Cross, No. 314, p.569

On 11 October 1996 the Argentine Republic made a declaration accepting the competence of the International Fact-Finding Commission, in accordance with Article 90, paragraph 2 (a) , of the Protocol Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, and relating to the Protection of Victims of International Armed Conflicts (Protocol I). It thereby recognizes ipso facto and without special agreement, in relation to any other High Contracting Party accepting the same obligation, the competence of the Commission to enquire into allegations by such other Party.

The Argentine Republic is the 49th State to recognize the competence of the Fact-Finding Commission.