Title Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment or Punishment
Publisher UN General Assembly
Publication Date 9 January 2003
Topics Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment | Treaties / Agreements / Charters / Protocols / Conventions / Declarations
Citation / Document Symbol A/RES/57/199
Reference Entry into force: 22 June 2006
Other Languages / Attachments Arabic | Chinese | German | Greek | Russian | Spanish
Related Document Protocole facultatif se rapportant à la Convention contre la torture et autres peines ou traitements cruels, inhumains ou dégradants
Cite as UN General Assembly, Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment or Punishment, 9 January 2003, A/RES/57/199, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3de6490b9.html [accessed 24 July 2014]
Comments Entered into force on 22 June 2006, in accordance with article 28 (1) which reads as follows: "1. The present Protocol shall enter into force on the thirtieth day after the date of deposit with the Secretary-General of the United Nations of the twentieth instrument of ratification or accession. 2. For each State ratifying the present Protocol or acceding to it after the deposit with the Secretary-General of the United Nations of the twentieth instrument of ratification or accession, the present Protocol shall enter into force on the thirtieth day after the date of deposit of its own instrument of ratification or accession.". Status of signatures