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Name: Crimes (Torture) Ordinance (No. 11 of 1993)
Country: China - Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Subject(s): Human rights
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1993-01-20
Entry into force:
Published on: Hong Kong Government Gazette, Legal Supplement, 1993-01-21, No. 1, pp. A112-A121
ISN: CHN-1993-L-32391
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=32391&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Hong Kong Government Gazette, Legal Supplement, 1993-01-21, No. 1, pp. A112-A121
Abstract/Citation: Establishes the offence of "torture", which is defined as the intentional infliction of severe pain or suffering on another. Applies in particular to public officials or those acting at the instigation of a public official.

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