Optional protocol to the convention against torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment

Summary: It establishes an international inspection system for places of detention modelled on the system that has existed in Europe since 1987.

Signed: 24/10/2005

Sanctioned and promulgated: 13/07/2012

Publication decree in Official Journal: 11/09/2012

pdf file652_Agreement in English.pdf (350 KB)

pdf file652_Decreet.pdf (29 KB)