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TABLE OF CONTENTS
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I.

PRELIMINARY REMARKS ................................................................................................................ 3

II.

INTERNAL ORGANISATION AND ACTIVITIES OF THE CPT ................................................ 4

III.

IV.

a.

1991 in brief ................................................................................................................................. 4

b.

Procedural, budgetary and legal matters...................................................................................... 5

c.

Visits in 1991 ............................................................................................................................... 6

d.

Follow up of visits........................................................................................................................ 8

e.

Future developments..................................................................................................................... 9
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increasing the number of CPT members with relevant
professional experience ................................................................................................... 9

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increasing the number of visits........................................................................................ 9

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increasing knowledge of the CPT's activities ................................................................. 9

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geographical extension of the CPT's activities ............................................................. 10

SOME SUBSTANTIVE ISSUES PURSUED BY THE CPT DURING VISITS ........................... 11
a.

Police custody ............................................................................................................................. 11

b.

Imprisonment .............................................................................................................................. 13

CONCLUDING REMARKS ................................................................................................................ 17

APPENDIX 1: Signatures and ratifications of the European Convention
for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading
Treatment or Punishment ............................................................................................. 18
APPENDIX 2:

APPENDIX 3:

A.

Members of the CPT ....................................................................................... 19

B.

Secretariat of the CPT ..................................................................................... 20

Places of detention visited by delegations of the CPT in 1991 .................................... 21

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