2 Draft Convention for the Prevention and Suppression of Torture Submitted by the International Association of Penal Law (1978) UN Doc E/CN.4/NGO/213.
3 Proposal for the Preamble and the Final Provisions of the Draft Convention Submitted by Sweden (1980) UN Doc E/CN.4/1427.
4 Revised Set of Final Clauses Submitted by the Chairman-Rapporteur (1993) UN Doc E/CN.4/1983/WG.2/WP.15.
5 Report of the Working Group of the Commission on Human Rights (1983) UN Doc E/CN.4/1983/63.
6 Report of the Working Group of the Commission on Human Rights (1984) UN Doc E/CN.4/1984/72.
7 E/CN.4/1983/63 (n 5) para 73; J Herman Burgers and Hans Danelius, The United Nations Convention against Torture: A Handbook on the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (Martinus Nijhoff 1988) 90.
8 E/CN.4/1983/WG.2/WP.15 (n 4); see above § 5.
9 E/CN.4/1983/63 (n 5) para 82; the revised set of final clauses did not include Art F, later Art 33, since no changes were proposed. It was therefore included in the appendix as formulated in the Swedish proposal (E/CN.4/1427 (n 3) Art F).
10 E/CN.4/1983/63 (n 5) para 83.
11 E/CN.4/1984/72 (n 6) para 59 .
13 Report of the Third Committee, 39th Session (1984) UN Doc A/39/708, para 18.
15 cf eg Art 125(1) ICC Statute which provides for 31 December 2000 as the latest date of signature.
16 See eg IACPPT (Inter-American Convention on the Prevention, Punishment and Eradication of Violence against Women), European Convention on the Legal Status of Children Born out of Wedlock, European Agreement on Transfer of Responsibility for Refugees, Convention for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data, Convention on the Transfer of Sentenced Persons, ECPT (in combination with Protocol No 1).
17 E/CN.4/1427 (n 3); see above Art 25, 3
18 See below Art 27, §§ 12–13.
20 Art 48 CCPR; Art 26 CESCR; Art 17 CERD.
21 See Manfred Nowak, UN Covenant on Civil and Political Rights: CCPR Commentary (2nd edn, NP Engel 2005) (CCPR Commentary) 805.
22 cf CAT, ‘Report of the Committee against Torture Thirty-fifth Session (14–25 November 2005) Thirty-sixth Session (1–19 May 2006)’ (2006) UN Doc A/61/44, Annex I.
23 Brownlie (n 14) 622. See also the Vienna Convention on Succession of States in respect of Treaties (1978) 17 ILM 1488, the provisions of which, however, ‘are not reflected by the practice of states’: Brownlie (n 14) 633.
25 CCPR/C/21/Rev.1/Add.8/Rev.1 (n 24) para 1 and Art 56 VCLT.
26 CCPR/C/21/Rev.1/Add.8/Rev.1 (n 24) para 3.
28 cf Nowak, CCPR Commentary (n 21) XXXVII.
32 See CAT, ‘Report of the Committee Against Torture’ (1999) UN Doc A/54/44, Annex I; CAT, ‘Report of the Committee Against Torture’ (2000) UN Doc A/55/44, Annexes I and VI; A/61/44 (n 22) Annexes I and V. See also the dates for the second periodic reports of Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan. Similarly, the second periodic report for Tajikistan was due on 9 February 2000, for Kazakhstan on 24 September 2003, and for Kyrgyzstan on 4 September 2002.
34 A/61/44 (n 22) Annex V. In the annual report of 1993, Bosnia and Herzegovina was, however, not yet listed as a State party: A/48/44, Annexes I and III. It figures for the first time in the 1994 annual report, however, with 6 March 1992 as both the date of receipt of the instrument of succession and the date of entry into force: CAT, ‘Report of the Committee Against Torture Twenty-seventh Session (12–23 November 2001) Twenty-eighth Session (29 April–17 May 2002)’ (2002) UN Doc A/57/44, Annexes I and V.
35 cf A/61/44 (n 22) Annex I. Again, the dates in the earlier reports are different. In the annual report of 1993, 8 October was indicated as both the date of receipt of Croatia’s instrument of succession and as the date of entry into force of the Convention: A/48/44, Annexes I and III.
38 A/57/44 (n 34) Annex I.
39 CAT, ‘Report of the Committee against Torture, 29th session (11–22 November 2002) and 30th session (28 April–16 May 2003)’ (2003) UN Doc A/58/44, Annex I.
41 CAT, ‘Report of the Committee Against Torture Thirty-seventh Session (6–24 November 2006) Thirty-eighth Session (30 April–18 May 2007)’ (2007) UN Doc A/62/44, Annex I.
42 ibid, para 22. The initial report of Yugoslavia had been submitted on 20 January 1998: CAT/C/16/Add.7.
43 See the various individual complaints which concerned violations of the Convention during the Milosevic regime: Ristic v Yugoslavia, No 113/1998, UN Doc C AT/C/26/D/113/1998, 11 May 2001; Hajrizi Dzemajl et al v Yugoslavia, No 161/2000, UN Doc CAT/C/29/D/161/2000, 21 November 2002; Jovica Dimitrov v Serbia and Montenegro, No 171/2000, UN Doc CAT/C/34/D/171/2000, 3 May 2005; Danilo Dimitrijevic v Serbia and Montenegro, No 172/2000, UN Doc CAT/C/35/D/172/2000, 16 November 2005; Slobodan Nikolic and Ljiljana Nikolic v Serbia and Montenegro, No 174/2000, UN Doc CAT/C/35/D/174/2000, 24 November 2005; Dragan Dimitrijevic v Serbia and Montenegro, No 207/2002, UN Doc CAT/C/33/D/207/2002, 24 November 2004.
44 Bosnia and Herzegovina was included in the States parties having accepted the competence of the CAT Committee under both Articles 21 and 22 from 2004 (A/59/44) until 2009 (A/64/44), but not in the annual reports published after 2010: see A/65/44 and following.