APT - Austria

Austria

News on Prevention

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EU, Argentina and Mongolia launch global Alliance for Torture-Free Trade
September 20, 2017
South-Eastern European NPMs share concerns over treatment of persons with mental disabilities in detention
June 1, 2017

Resources

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Putting prevention into practice - OPCAT 10th anniversary booklet (2016)
February 5, 2018

OPCAT Status

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OPCAT Ratification : December 4, 2012
UNCAT Ratification : July 29, 1987
NPM Designated :

Austrian Ombudsman Board (Volksanwaltschaft)

NPM Type :

Ombuds Institution

NPM Legal Framework :

Ombudsman Act (amended in January 2012)

OPCAT Implementation Act (OPCAT Durchführungsgesetz - Federal Law Gazette I No. 1/2012, 10 January 2012)

 

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Torture Laws compilation