Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

Australian Treaty Series Number[1989] ATS 21
Done at Place and Date New York, 12/10/1984
Short TitleCAT
Treaty Status (General) In Force
Treaty Status (Australia) In Force
Agreement Type Multilateral
Status List Site
Subject of Treaty HUMAN RIGHTS
Australian Signature for Multilaterals at Place and Date
Australian Implemention RequirementsCrimes (Torture) Act 1988
Entry into Force Generally, Date and Conditions06/26/1987, including Arts. 21 & 22
Entry into Force for Australia, Date and Conditions09/07/1989, eif 30 days after deposit of instrument of ratification
Treaty Acceptance
1. Action and Date Ratification, 08/08/1989
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 TextAct 1988/148; [SD3204]; UNTS 1465 p85, 1543 p375, 1548 p732;
Amendments to Treaty and NotesAustralia deposited declaration of acceptance of Arts. 21 & 22 on 28 Jan 1993 with effect on same date. Australian Reservation on 8/8/1989 to declaration by GDR & 7/11/1989 to declaration by Chile See amendments of 8 Sep 1982
Last Updated02/09/2012