CRC concluding observations 2016, paragraph 81

UN recommendation

Plain English recommendation

Government should: Always video record interviews with child victims/witnesses during investigation. Permit the interviews as evidence in court.

Original UN recommendation

The Committee recommends that the State party introduce, as a standard, video recording of the interview with a child victim or witness during investigation and allow the video recorded interview as evidence in court.

Date of UN examination


UN article number

40 (juvenile justice)

Last updated on 09/12/2020