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Noble v Australia, Admissibility and merits, UN Doc CRPD/C/16/D/7/2012, IHRL 4022 (CRPD 2016), 2nd September 2016, United Nations [UN]; Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities [CRPD]

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Whether civil detention, following a disability-based declaration of unfitness to plead, without giving the person any opportunity to plead not guilty and to test the evidence submitted against them, constituted a breach of the rights to equality and non-discrimination, the exercise of legal capacity, and access to justice, right to liberty and security, and freedom from torture, as guaranteed under Articles 5, 12, 13, 14, and 15 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

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