“the right to use

a regional or minority language

in private and public life

is an inalienable right”

DATABASE FOR
THE
EUROPEAN CHARTER FOR
REGIONAL OR
MINORITY LANGUAGES

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maintained by the

Public Foundation for European Comparative Minority Research

 

Supported by the

Council of Europe and the

Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Hungary

Timeline for the United Kingdom

Most important dates in the implementation of the Charter in the United Kingdom

 

 

Entry into force

2 March 2000

Signature

27 March 2001

Ratification

1 July 2001

Entry into force

11 March 2003

Declaration on Cornish

22 April 2003

Declaration on Manx Gaelic

 

 

 

1st monitoring cycle

1 July 2002

Initial periodical report due

1 July 2002

Initial periodical report by the United Kingdom

January 2003

On-the-spot visit by the Committee of Experts

29 August 2003

Evaluation report of the Committee of Experts

December 2003

Comments by the Government of the United Kingdom

24 March 2004

Recommendation of the Committee of Experts

 

 

 

2nd monitoring cycle

1 July 2005

2nd periodical report due

1 July 2005

2nd periodical report by the United Kingdom

4-8 December 2005

29 January-1 February 2006

On-the-spot visit by the Committee of Experts

14 September 2006

Evaluation report of the Committee of Experts

November 2006

Comments by the Government of United Kingdom

14 March 2007

Recommendation of the Committee of Experts

 

 

 

 

Timelines for other States Parties:

 

 

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