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CPT standards


CPT standards

In a number of its General Reports the CPT has described some of the substantive issues which it pursues when carrying out visits to places of deprivation of liberty. The Committee hopes in this way to give a clear advance indication to national authorities of its views regarding the manner in which persons deprived of their liberty ought to be treated and, more generally, to stimulate discussion on such matters.

The "substantive" sections drawn up to date - which deal with police custody, imprisonment, training of law enforcement personnel, health care services in prisons, foreign nationals detained under aliens legislation, involuntary placement in psychiatric establishments and juveniles and women deprived of their liberty - have been brought together in this document.


This document is available in PDF and WORD format 
[CPT/Inf/E (2002) 1 - Rev. 2013]


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