United Nations

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

CAT/OP/MLT/1
Distr.: General
1 February 2016
Original: English
English, French and Spanish only

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

Report on the visit made by the Subcommittee on
Prevention of Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman
or Degrading Treatment or Punishment for the
purpose of providing advisory assistance to the
national preventive mechanism of the Republic of
Malta
Report to the State Party*,**

* In accordance with the decision taken by the SPT at its fifth session regarding the processing of its
visit reports, the present document was not edited before being sent to the United Nations translation
services.
** In accordance with article 16, paragraph 1, of the Optional Protocol, this report was sent
confidentially to the State party on 9 March 2015. The State party gave notification of its decision to
publish the report on 24 August 2015, in accordance with article 16, paragraph 2, of the Optional
Protocol.

GE.16-01138(E)

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