Protocol No. 4 to the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (1963) (excerpt)

Protocol No. 4 to the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, securing certain rights and freedoms other than those already included in the Convention and in the first Protocol thereto
as amended by Protocol No. 11

Strasbourg, 16.IX.1963

 

The governments signatory hereto, being members of the Council of Europe,

Being resolved to take steps to ensure the collective enforcement of certain rights and freedoms other than those already included in Section 1 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms signed at Rome on 4th November 1950 (hereinafter referred to as the "Convention") and in Articles 1 to 3 of the First Protocol to the Convention, signed at Paris on 20th March 1952,

Have agreed as follows:

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Article 3 – Prohibition of expulsion of nationals

  1. No one shall be expelled, by means either of an individual or of a collective measure, from the territory of the State of which he is a national.
  2. No one shall be deprived of the right to enter the territory of the state of which he is a national.

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