Update: 22.05.2014

Protocol No. 6 to the ECHR concerning the Abolition of the Death Penalty

Adopted on 28 April 1983
Entry into force on 1 March 1985
Ratified by 46 member States of the CoE (as at May 2014)

For Switzerland:
RS 0.101.06 (RO 1987 1807)
Signed on 28 April 1983
Ratified on 13 October 1987
Entry into force on 1st November 1987
Dispatch of 7 May 1986: BBl 1986 II 589 (in German); FF 1986 II 605 (in French)

Official text

Summary

The Sixth Protocol covers the abolition of the death penalty.
Explanatory report
More on description of the content (in German)

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