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The Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
was referred to the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties by Australian Labor Party Senator Joe Ludwig on 26 November 2003. The Senator for Queensland was a member of JSCOT between 1999 and 2002.
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|The Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment.
The Committee invites interested persons and organisations to make submissions on the purpose or content of any of this Protocol by Friday 30 January 2004. In order to facilitate electronic publishing of submissions, the committee would prefer them to be emailed or sent on disk to the secretariat, if possible.
Printed copies of the Protocol text can be obtained from the Committee Secretariat.
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