COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE
26 April-14 May 1999
CONSIDERATION OF REPORTS SUBMITTED BY STATES PARTIES UNDER ARTICLE
19 OF THE CONVENTION
Conclusions and recommendations of the Committee against Torture
217. The Committee considered the second periodic report of Liechtenstein
(CAT/C/29/Add.5) at its 384th, 387th and 389th meetings, held on 10,
11 and 12 May 1999 (CAT/C/SR.384, 387 and 389), and has adopted the
following conclusions and recommendations.
218. The Committee welcomes
the submission of the report which, although two and one half years
overdue, was prepared in accordance with the guidelines of the Committee.
The Committee likewise welcomes the oral report of the representatives
of the State party and the dialogue with them.
2. Positive aspects
219. There have been no
reports of maltreatment of detainees during the period under review.
220. The legal provisions
of the State party appear to generally conform to those required by
221. The law and practice
of Liechtenstein relating to asylum seekers appears to be in conformity
with article 3 of the Convention.
3. Factors and difficulties
impeding the application of the provisions of the Convention
222. The Committee is
unaware of any factors or difficulties impeding the application of
the provisions of the Convention.
4. Subjects of concern
223. The Committee raised
no subjects of concern.
224. The Committee recommends
that the State party continue to implement the terms of the Convention
in the effective way in which it has done in the past.
225. It also recommends
that the third periodic report be presented to the Committee in accordance
with its due date.