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TABLE OF CONTENTS
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Preface .....................................................................................................................................................................4

I.

II.

III.

ACTIVITIES IN 1997 ..............................................................................................................................5
A.

Visits ..............................................................................................................................................5

B.

Meetings and follow-up of visits ..................................................................................................6

C.

Publications ....................................................................................................................................7

D.

Parliamentary Assembly Recommendation 1323 and Order No. 530 (1997)..............................8

ORGANISATIONAL ISSUES ...............................................................................................................8
A.

The Convention and its Protocols .................................................................................................8

B.

CPT membership ..........................................................................................................................9

C.

Administrative and financial questions .......................................................................................10

D.

Implementation of the CPT's recommendations .........................................................................11

INVOLUNTARY PLACEMENT IN PSYCHIATRIC ESTABLISHMENTS
A.

Preliminary remarks ....................................................................................................................12

B.

Prevention of ill-treatment ...........................................................................................................12

C.

Patients' living conditions and treatment .....................................................................................13

D.

Staff ..............................................................................................................................................16

E.

Means of restraint.........................................................................................................................17

F.

Safeguards in the context of involuntary placement ...................................................................18

G.

Final remarks................................................................................................................................20

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