69. Advisory opinions.

The European Court of Human Rights1 may, at the request of the Committee of Ministers2, give advisory opinions on legal questions concerning the interpretation of the European Convention on Human Rights3. Such opinions may not deal with any question relating to the content or scope of the rights or freedoms defined in the Convention4 or with any other question which the Court or the Committee of Ministers might have to consider in consequence of any such proceedings as could be instituted in accordance with the Convention