instrumentos jurídicos
Convención contra la tortura y otros tratos o penas crueles, inhumanos o degradantes
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Elaborado por:
Resolución 39/46 de la Asamblea General de la ONU
Aprobado por:
Asamblea General de la Organización de las Naciones Unidas (aprueba)
Fecha de aprobación:
10 de Diciembre de 1984
Entrada en Vigor:
26 de Junio de 1987
Estados parte:
128
Tipos de instrumento:
Convención
Escenario:
Mundial
Idiomas:
Castellano ; Inglés
Fuente oficial:
CAT
Naciones Unidas, Serie de Tratados, Vol. 1465, 85
Publicado en:
Gloobalhoy nº17
Notas:
Declaraciones y reservas.

Botswana Reservation: made upon signature and confirmed upon ratification: "The Government of the Republic of Botswana considers itself bound by Article 1 of the Convention to the extent that ´torture´ means the torture and inhuman or degrading punishment or other treatment prohibited by Section 7 of the Constitution of the Republic of Botswana."

South Africa Declaration: "[The Republic of South Africa declares that] it recognises, for the purposes of article 30 of the Convention, the competence of the International Court of Justice to settle a dispute between two or more State Parties regarding the interpretation or application of the Convention, respectively."

Zambia: In a notification received on 19 February 1999, the Government of Zambia informed the Secretary-General that it had decided to withdraw its reservation to article 20 of the Convention, made upon accession. The text of the reservation reads as follows: "With a reservation on article 20."

Declaraciones reconociendo la competencia del Comité contra la tortura bajo los artículos 21 y 22.

South Africa.
"The Republic of South Africa declares that: (a) it recognises, for the purposes of article 21 of the Convention, the competence of the Committee Against Torture to receive and consider communications that a State Party claims that another State Party is not fulfilling its obligations under the Convention;
(b) it recognises, for the purposes of article 22 of the Convention, the competence of the Committee Against Torture to receive and consider communications from, or on behalf of individuals who claim to be victims of torture by a State Party.
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