CAT/OP/NLD/1

United Nations

Optional Protocol to the
Convention against Torture
and Other Cruel, Inhuman
or Degrading Treatment
or Punishment

Distr.: General
3 November 2016
Original: English
English, French and Spanish only

Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture and Other Cruel,
Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

Visit to the Netherlands for the purpose of
providing advisory assistance to the national
preventive mechanism: recommendations and
observations addressed to the State party
Report of the Subcommittee*, **, ***

* In accordance with the decision taken by the Subcommittee at its fifth session regarding the
processing of its visit reports, the present document was not edited. On 23 September 2016, the State
party requested the Subcommittee to publish the report, in accordance with article 16 (2) of the
Optional Protocol.
** In accordance with article 16 (1) of the Optional Protocol, the present report was transmitted
confidentially to the State party on 16 March 2016.
*** The annexes to the present document are being circulated in the language of submission only.

GE.16-19107(E)

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