III.

viii) Paragraph 14……………………………………………………………………...…………….12
ix) Paragraphs 15 and 16………………………………………………………………………...…13
x) Paragraph 17…………………………………………………………………………………….13
d) Section III: Preventive measures to guarantee the principle of “non refoulement”, paragraph
18……………………………………………………………………………………………………..15
i) Recommended formatting change……………………………………………………………….15
ii) Paragraph 18, introductory paragraph………………………………………………………....15
iii) Paragraph 18(a) and 18(c) ……………………………………………………………………..15
iv) Paragraph 18(b)…………………………………………………………………………………17
v) Paragraph 18 (d)………………………………………………………………………………...18
vi) Paragraph 18 (e)……………………………………………………………………………...…19
vii) Paragraph 18(f)………………………………………………………………………………….20
viii) Paragraph 18 (g) ……………………………………………………………………...………...20
ix) Proposed new paragraph 18 ter…………………………………………………………………21
e) Section IV: Diplomatic assurances, paragraphs 19-20 …………………………………………..21
i) Paragraphs 19-20………………………………………………………………………………..21
f) Section V: Redress and compensation, paragraphs 21-22 ………………………………………22
i) Paragraph 21…………………………………………………………………………………….22
ii) Paragraph 22…………………………………………………………………………………….23
g) Section VI: Article 3 of the Convention and extradition treaties, paragraphs 23-25. ………....29
i) Paragraph 23…………………………………………………………………………………….30
ii) Paragraph 25……………………………………………���…………………………………....30
h) Section VII: Article 3 in the context of Article 16, paragraph 2, of the Convention, paragraphs
26-27.……………………………………………………………………………………………...…30
i) Section VIII: Duties of States parties to consider specific human rights situations in which the
right of “non-refoulement” applies, paragraphs 28-30. ………………………………………....30
i) Paragraph 29…………………………………………………………………………………….30
ii) Paragraph 30…………………………………………………………………………………….31
j) Proposed
new
Section
X.bis,
to
be
inserted
after
current
Section
IX…………………………………………………………………………………………………….35
k) Section X: Specific requirements for the submission of individual communications under Article
22 of the Convention and interim measures of protection, paragraphs 3353……………………………………………………………………………………………………..35
i) Paragraph 35…………………………………………………………………………………….35
ii) Paragraph 36…………………………………………………………………………………….35
iii) Paragraphs 38 and 39……………………………………...……………………………………36
iv) Paragraphs 40-53………………………………………………………………………………37
v) Paragraphs 50, 51 and 52: internal flight/relocation alternative……………………………….40
l) Section XI: Independence of assessment of the Committee……………………………………...42
i) Paragraph 55…………………………………………………………………………………….42
Additional Issues the General Comment should address……………………………………..…42
i) Obligations to prevent refoulement, including transfers outside judicial processes………...….42
Appendix I: Information about the organisations making this submission……………………………45
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