ICCPR concluding observations 2015, paragraph 18
Plain English recommendation
Review laws to repeal any possible justification for torture, in line with international standards (including ICCPR article 7).
Original UN recommendation
The State party should review its legislation with a view to ensuring that any possible defences for torture are repealed, in accordance with article 7 of the Covenant and other internationally accepted standards.
Date of UN examination
UN article number
7 (freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment)
Original UN document
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Last updated on 11/09/2019