CAT/OP/7 (problems/difficulties) column is meant to bring to the fore problems related to monitoring the particular issue. IV. How to use the checklist 6. National preventive mechanisms should tick either the “Yes” or “No” box depending on the issues on the checklist that they have noted during their visit to a particular place of deprivation of liberty. It is important to enter remarks in the comments (problems/difficulties) column, such as lack of clarity, lack of expertise, administrative barriers, as well as recommendations on how to resolve them. 2

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