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ICCPR concluding observations 2015, paragraph 15

UN recommendation

Plain English recommendation

Government should:

Review laws to ensure sufficient safeguards are in place regarding restrictions on re-entry and denial of citizenship on terrorism grounds. These must follow principles of legality, necessity and proportionality. Ensure appropriate procedures are in place to prevent statelessness.


Original UN recommendation

The State party should review its laws to ensure that restrictions on re-entry, and denial of citizenship, on terrorism grounds, include appropriate procedural protections and are consistent with the principles of legality, necessity and proportionality. The State party should also ensure that appropriate standards and procedures are in place to avoid rendering an individual stateless.

Date of UN examination

16/08/2015

UN article number

16 (recognition as a person before the law)

Last updated on 08/10/2019