International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

Australian Treaty Series Number[1980] ATS 23
Done at Place and Date New York (see Comments below), 12/16/1966
Short TitleICCP, ICCPR
Treaty Status (General) In Force
Treaty Status (Australia) In Force
Agreement Type Multilateral
Status List Site
Subject of Treaty Civil Rights
Australian Signature for Multilaterals at Place and DateNew , 12/18/1972
Australian Implemention RequirementsHuman Rights (Sexual Conduct) Act 1994 No.179 of 1994 Racial Hatred Act 1995 (No. 101 of 1995) Australian Law Reform Commission Act 1996 (No 37 of 1996) Human Rights Commission Act 1981 (No24 of 1981) Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (No. 135 Of 1992)
Entry into Force Generally, Date and Conditions03/23/1976, except Article 41, which came into force generally on 28 March 1979
Entry into Force for Australia, Date and Conditions11/13/1980, except Article 41, which came into force for Australia on 28 January 1993.
Treaty Acceptance
1. Action and Date Ratification, 08/13/1980
1. Done at and Date
2. Action and Date
Treaty Withdrawal
1. Action and Date
2. Action and Date
Registered with UN
Other Series Numbers and Reference to Text
Amendments to Treaty and NotesSeveral Optional Protocols have been proposed since the original treaty was ratified
Last Updated08/30/2010