ACT well prepared for UN Treaty ratification | Australian Greens

ACT well prepared for UN Treaty ratification

Friday, December 22, 2017

Shane Rattenbury, MLA

The ACT Government welcomes the Australian Government’s ratification of the Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture (OPCAT) with the formal lodgment of documents at the UN in New York today.

Minister for Corrections Shane Rattenbury said the Protocol commits Australia to preventive measures against torture and other inhumane treatments in closed environments.

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