The members of the Committee and of the ad hoc conciliation commissions which may be appointed under article 21, paragraph 1 (e), shall be entitled to the facilities, privileges and immunities of experts on mission for the United Nations as laid down in the relevant sections of the Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations.
1 GA Res 22 A (I), 1 UNTS 16. See further Alison Duxbury, ‘The Privileges and Immunities of United Nations’ Experts’ (2000) APJHRL 88; Paul C Szasz and Thordis Ingadottir, ‘The UN and the ICC: The Immunity of the UN and its Officials’ (2001) 14(4) LJIL 867.
2 See Manfred Nowak, UN Covenant on Civil and Political Rights: CCPR Commentary (2nd rev edn, NP Engel 2005) (CCPR Commentary) 787.
3 Draft Articles Regarding the Implementation of the International Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment Submitted by Sweden (1981) UN Doc E/CN.4/1493.
4 Report of the Working Group of the Commission on Human Rights (1983) UN Doc E/CN.4/1983/63.
5 Draft Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhumane or Degrading Treatment or Punishment Submitted by Sweden (1978) UN Doc E/CN.4/1285.
6 Summary by the Secretary-General in Accordance with Commission Resolution 18 (XXXIV) of the Commission on Human Rights (1978) UN Doc E/CN.4/1314, paras 99–103. See also Ahcene Boulesbaa, The UN Convention on Torture and the Prospects for Enforcement (Martinus Nijhoff 1999) 242.
8 Report of the Working Group of the Commission on Human Rights (1982) UN Doc E/CN.4/1982/L.40.
9 E/CN.4/1493 (n 3); see above § 3.
10 E/CN.4/1983/63 (n 4) explanatory note.
12 Report of the Working Group of the Commission on Human Rights (1984) UN Doc E/CN.4/1984/72, para 57.
13 Art 51 ECHR; Art 70 ACHR; Art 43 ACHPR.
14 See eg the following treaties: CERD, CEDAW, and CRC.
15 Nowak, CCPR Commentary (n 2) 787.
17 cf above Art 20, §§ 68–72.
18 Szasz and Ingadottir (n 1) 872.
20 Chris Ingelse, The UN Committee against Torture: An Assessment (Kluwer Law International 2001) 111.
21 Nowak, CCPR Commentary (n 2) 788.
22 For the members of the SPT, experts assisting during its mission, and for members of national preventive mechanisms, see below Art 35 OP.