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Noble v Australia (7/2012) Views of 2 September 2016

Human Rights Communications

Human rights
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7/2012 concerning detention of cognitively impaired man after having been found unfit to plead to criminal charges

The author alleged that Australia had violated articles 5, 12, 13, 14 and 15 of the CRPD because of his detention and his treatment under Western Australian legislation concerning mentally impaired accused. The Committee issued adverse views in relation to articles 5, 12, 13, 14 and 15.