CAT/OP/CHL/1

Contents
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I.

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

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II.

National preventive mechanism ....................................................................................................

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III.

Legal and institutional framework for the prevention of torture and ill-treatment ........................

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A.

Definition of torture as a specific offence .............................................................................

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B.

Administration of justice ......................................................................................................

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IV.

Torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment .....................................

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V.

Health ............................................................................................................................................

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VI.

Conditions of detention .................................................................................................................

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A.

Overpopulation and overcrowding .......................................................................................

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B.

Infrastructure.........................................................................................................................

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C.

Food and essential goods ......................................................................................................

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Groups deprived of their liberty who are considered to be especially vulnerable .........................

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A.

The situation of women ........................................................................................................

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B.

Protection of children and adolescents in conflict with the law ............................................

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C.

Mapuche detainees................................................................................................................

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D.

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex persons .....................................................

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VIII.

Repercussions of the visit ..............................................................................................................

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IX.

Conclusion ....................................................................................................................................

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I.

List of persons who met with the Subcommittee ..........................................................................

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II.

Places of deprivation of liberty that were visited ..........................................................................

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VII.

Annexes

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