UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.193

UN recommendation

Plain English recommendation

Government should: Ban physical punishment in the family in all devolved administrations and overseas territories. Remove all legal defences such as ‘reasonable chastisement’.

Original UN recommendation

In all devolved administrations, overseas territories and Crown dependencies, prohibit all corporal punishment in the family, including through the repeal of all legal defences, such as ‚Äúreasonable chastisement‚ÄĚ (Liechtenstein).

Date of UN examination


Last updated on 09/12/2020