CAT UNITED NATIONS Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment Distr. GENERAL CAT/C/CR/28/6 6 June 2002 Original: ENGLISH COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE Twenty-eighth session 29 April-17 May 2002 CONSIDERATION OF REPORTS SUBMITTED BY STATES PARTIES UNDER ARTICLE 19 OF THE CONVENTION Conclusions and recommendations of the Committee against Torture SWEDEN 1. The Committee considered the fourth periodic report of Sweden (CAT/C/55/Add.3) at its 504th and 507th meetings, held on 30 April and 1 May 2002 (CAT/C/SR.504 and 507), and adopted the following conclusions and recommendations. A. Introduction 2. The Committee welcomes with satisfaction the fourth periodic report of Sweden, which was submitted to the Committee before the target date and was drawn up in keeping with the Committee’s guidelines for drafting of reports. 3. The Committee welcomes the additional information supplied by the delegation of Sweden, both orally and in writing, demonstrating the State party’s willingness to continue a frank and open dialogue with the Committee. The Committee also underlines the efforts made by the delegation to reply to its questions in an exhaustive manner. GE.02-42469 (E) 190602

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