The aforementioned actions were carried out on November 8, 2022. Accordingly, the denunciation will enter into force on February 8, 2023, in accordance with Article 12(1), which reads as follows:
“Any State Party may denounce the present Protocol at any time by written notification addressed to the Secretary-General of the United Nations. Denunciation shall take effect three months after the date of receipt of the notification by the Secretary-General.”
Thus, the last day for Belarusians to submit complaints to the Human Rights Committee should be February 8, 2023.