CAT/OP/KAZ/1

Contents
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I.

Introduction ...................................................................................................................................

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II.

Reprisals ........................................................................................................................................

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III.

Implementation of the Optional Protocol: the national preventive mechanism ............................

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IV.

General observations on the situation of torture and ill-treatment ................................................

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V.

Framework for combating torture and its application ...................................................................

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A.

Safeguards ............................................................................................................................

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B.

Authorization of detention ....................................................................................................

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C.

Detention and investigation under one ministry and frequent transfers between places
of deprivation of liberty ........................................................................................................

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D.

Complaints ............................................................................................................................

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E.

Inspections of places of detention and investigation of allegations of torture ......................

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F.

Lack of protection of, compensation for and rehabilitation of victims of torture .................

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Penitentiary system .......................................................................................................................

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A.

Pretrial detention facilities ....................................................................................................

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B.

Prison colonies ......................................................................................................................

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C.

Women in detention ..............................................................................................................

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D.

Children in detention ............................................................................................................

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Other institutions under the Subcommittee mandate .....................................................................

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I.

List of places of deprivation of liberty visited by the Subcommittee ............................................

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II.

Officials and other persons with whom the delegation met ..........................................................

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VI.

VII.
Annexes

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