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Name: Prevention of Combating and Torture of Persons Act, [No. 13 of 2013].
Country: South Africa
Subject(s): Human rights
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2013-07-29
Entry into force:
ISN: ZAF-2013-L-94052
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line South African Government Information, South Africa PDF of Act PDF of Act (consulted on 2013-09-03)
Abstract/Citation: Gives effect to the UN Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhumane, Degrading Treatment or Punishment. Implements section 12(1)(d) of the Constitution. Provides for the offence of torture of persons, sets out penalties and provides for the prevention and combating of torture within South Africa and across its borders.
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