ICCPR concluding observations 2015, paragraph 25

UN recommendation

Plain English recommendation

Government should: Change laws that deny convicted prisoners the right to vote in order to comply with the ICCPR.

Original UN recommendation

The Committee reiterates its previous recommendation (CCPR/C/GBR/CO/6, para. 28) that the State party amend its legislation that denies any convicted prisoner the right to vote, with a view to ensuring its full compliance with article 10 (3), read in conjunction with article 25, of the Covenant.

Date of UN examination


UN article number

25 (participation in public life)

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