CAT

UNITED
NATIONS

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

Distr.
GENERAL
CAT/C/CR/29/4
23 December 2002
Original: ENGLISH

COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE
Twenty-ninth session
11-22 November 2002
CONSIDERATION OF REPORTS SUBMITTED BY STATES PARTIES
UNDER ARTICLE 19 OF THE CONVENTION
Conclusions and recommendations of the Committee against Torture
Egypt
1.
The Committee considered the fourth periodic report of Egypt (CAT/C/55/Add.6) at
its 532nd and 535th meetings, held on 13 and 14 November 2002 (CAT/C/SR.532 and 535),
and adopted the following conclusions and recommendations.
A. Introduction
2.
The Committee welcomes the submission of the fourth periodic report of Egypt, which
was submitted on time and in full conformity with the Committee’s guidelines for the
preparation of periodic reports. The Committee also welcomes the open dialogue with the
representatives of the State party during the oral examination of the report and the additional
information submitted by them. The Committee notes that the report contains very useful
information regarding the adoption of new legislation aiming at the implementation and
dissemination of the Convention.

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