News on Prevention

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EU, Argentina and Mongolia launch global Alliance for Torture-Free Trade
September 20, 2017
Norway intends to ratify the OPCAT
December 20, 2012

OPCAT Status

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OPCAT Ratification : June 27, 2013
UNCAT Ratification : July 9, 1986
SPT Member : Ms Nora Sveaass (2015-2018)
NPM Designated :

Parliamentary Ombudsman

NPM Type :

Ombuds Institution

NPM Legal Framework :

Parliamentary Ombudsman's Act amended on 21 June 2013 (English unofficial translation)

Instructions for the Parliamentary Ombudsman amended on 17 June 2013 (English unofficial translation)

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Population : 4 610 820
Area (sq km) : 324 220
Number of prisons : 47
Prison population : 3 446
Torture Laws compilation