Recommendation 1

Ratify the international human rights instruments to which it is not a party and bring its international legal framework into line with international obligations

Recommending State Trinidad and Tobago
Issue • International treaty action
Population Group -
Australian Government Agency and/or Jurisdiction • Attorney-General’s Department
• Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Australia's Response
(February 2016)
Notes (will not consider further at this time)
Australia's Position

The Australian Government has announced that it intends to ratify the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (OPCAT) in December 2017, subject to consultation with states and territories.

Australia is not intending to ratify any other treaties at this time.