Report of the Secretary-General.
|UN Document Symbol||A/36/426|
|Convention||Convention against Torture and Other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment|
|Document Type||Report of the Secretary-General|
|Subjects||Torture and Other Cruel Treatment|
18 September 1981
Item 91 (a) of the provisional agenda"
TORTURE AND OTHER CRUEL, INHUMAN OR DEGRADING TREATMENT OR PUNISHMENT
Unilateral declarations of Member States against torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or
Report of the Secretary-General CONTENTS
1. INTRODUCTION 2
II. REPLIES RECEIVED FROM GOVERNMENTS
Bahamas . 2
A/36/426 English ., Page 2
1. In paragraphs 1 and 2 of resolution 32/64 of 8 December 1977, the General Assembly called upon all Member State to reinforce their support of the Declaration on the Protection of All Persons free Being Subjected to Torture and other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment by making unilateral declarations against torture and other cruel, in human or degrading treatment or punishment, and requested the Secretary-General to inform the General Assembly in annual reports of such unilateral Declarations as might be deposited by Member States.
2. In conformity With paragraph 9 of resolution 33/178 of 20 December 1978, paragraphs 8 and 9 of resolution 34/167 of 17 December 1979 and paragraph 4 of resolution 35/178 of 15 December 1980, the present report reproduces unilateral declarations received, as at 16 September 198l, from the following States: Bahamas and Egypt.
II. REPLIES RECEIVED FROM GOVEREMENTS
/Original: English/ /14 September 1981/
1. The Government of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas hereby declares its intention:
(a) To comply With the Declaration on the Protection of All Persons from Being Subjected to Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment which was adopted by the General Assembly on 9 December 1975 in resolution 3452 (XXX).
(b) To continue to implement as appropriate, through legislation or other effective seizures, the provisions or the said Declaration.
2. The Government of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas takes this opportunity to point out that its laws are in conformity with the provisions of the Declaration.
Original: French 24 Jane 1981
The Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt hereby declares its intention:
(a) To comply With the Declaration on the Protection of All Persons from being Subjected to Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment;
(b) To apply the provisions of the said Declaration by legislative and other effective measures.