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Recommendation Rec(2006)2-rev of the Committee of Ministers to member States on the European Prison Rules1

Recommendation Rec(2006)2-rev of the Committee of Ministers to member States on the European Prison Rules1

The Committee of Ministers, under the terms of Article 15.b of the Statute of the Council of Europe, Having regard to the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (ETS No. 5) and the case law of the European Court of Human Rights; Having regard also to the work carried out by the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment and in particular the standards it has developed in its general reports; Reiterating that no one shall be deprived of their liberty except as a measure of last resort and in accordance with a procedure prescribed by law

Publication Date: 2006

 

Categories: Government Report
Tags: Prisons
Author: Council of Europe
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