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Recommendation 28

Speed up the process of the on-going consultations on the ratification of OP-CAT in the hope that the country ratifies this important instrument for the protection and promotion of human rights

Recommending State Mozambique
Issue • International treaty action
• Conditions in detention
• Violence, abuse and mistreatment
• Criminal justice
• Immigration detention
Population Group -
Australian Government Agency and/or Jurisdiction • Attorney-General’s Department
• Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
• States and territories
Australia's Response
(February 2016)
Notes (will further consider)
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.