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The right to a fair trial

Commission on Human Rights decision 1994/107

At its 55th meeting, on 4 March 1994, the Commission, noting resolution 1993/26 of 25 August 1993 of the Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities, decided, without a vote, to express its appreciation to the Special Rapporteurs, Mr. Stanislav Chernichenko and Mr. William Treat, for their work on the study entitled "The right to a fair trial: current recognition and measures necessary for its strengthening"; endorsed the request of the Sub-Commission to the Special Rapporteurs to continue their study, taking into account, inter alia, the comments made in the discussion of their preparatory, preliminary and progress reports and to submit to the Sub-Commission, at its forty-sixth session, a final report which should include a set of conclusions and recommendations; decided to consider at its fifty-first session the final report of the Special Rapporteurs including, if appropriate, the desirability of a third optional protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, aimed at guaranteeing under all circumstances the right to a fair trial and a remedy, taking into account the consideration of the Sub-Commission thereon at its forty-sixth session; and recommended the following draft decision to the Economic and Social Council for adoption:

[For the text, see chap. I, sect. B, draft decision 34]
[See chap. X.]

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