CAT

UNITED
NATIONS

Convention against Torture
and Other Cruel, Inhuman
or Degrading Treatment
or Punishment

Distr.
GENERAL
CAT/C/NPL/CO/2*
13 April 2007
Original: ENGLISH

COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE
Thirty-fifth session
7-25 November 2005
CONSIDERATION OF REPORTS SUBMITTED BY STATES PARTIES
UNDER ARTICLE 19 OF THE CONVENTION
Conclusions and recommendations of the Committee against Torture
NEPAL

1.
The Committee considered the second periodic report of Nepal (CAT/C/33/Add.6) at
its 669th and 672nd meetings (CAT/C/SR.669 and 672), held on 9 and 10 November 2005, and
adopted, at its 687th meeting held on 22 November 2005, the following conclusions and
recommendations.
A. Introduction

2.
The Committee welcomes the submission of the report and the opportunity it afforded to
resume the dialogue with the State party. While appreciating the constructive dialogue
established with the delegation of the State party, the Committee notes that the report does not
fully conform to the Committee’s guidelines for the preparation of periodic reports and lacks
information on practical aspects of the implementation of the Convention.
3.
The Committee welcomes the additional information provided to the list of issues
(CAT/C/35/NPL) by the State party in writing, by the delegation in its introductory remarks and
in the answers to the questions raised.
B. Positive aspects

4.
The Committee welcomes the adoption of the Compensation Relating to Torture
Act, 1996 and the Human Rights Commission Act, 1997, aimed at enhancing the
implementation of the Convention.
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