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Original name: Bundesgesetz zur Durchführung des Fakultativprotokolls vom 18. Dezember 2002 zum Übereinkommen der Vereinten Nationen gegen Folter und andere grausame, unmenschliche oder erniedrigende Behandlung oder Strafe - OPCAT-Durchführungsgesetz
Name: Federal Act on the implementation of the Optional Protocol of 18 December 2002 the United Nations Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment - (OPCAT-Implementation Act)
Country: Austria
Subject(s): International agreements
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2012-01-10
Entry into force:
Published on: Bundesgesetzblatt Teil I, 2012-01-10, vol. 1, pp. 1-9
ISN: AUT-2012-L-93619
Bibliography: Bundesgesetzblatt Teil I, 2012-01-10, vol. 1, pp. 1-9
Act on-line in German Act on-line in German Bundeskanzleramt, htsinformationssystem (RIS), Austria PDF PDF (consulted on 2013-07-24)
Abstract/Citation: Article 1. Amendment of the Federal Constitution Act. Minor change in wording.
Article 2. Amendment of the Ombudsman Act 1982
Added: Section III Protection and promotion of human rights
Section IV. Final provisions
Article 3. Amendment of the Security Police Act
Sections omitted: 15a Human Rights Council
§ 15b Members of the Human Rights Advisory Board
§ 15c Fulfilment of the duties of the Human Rights Advisory Board
Article 4. Amendment of the Prison Act Changes to the numeration.
Article 5. Amendment of the Federal Law Gazette. Minor change in wording.
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