Recent decisions on procedures : . 15/09/98.
Convention Abbreviation: CCPR
Recent decisions on procedures
33. The Committee's annual report for the year 1996-1997 (A/52/40, paras. 32-39) included an account of the Committee's recent discussions and decisions relating to working methods, and a summary of the informal meeting on procedures held on 27 and 28 July 1996. A report of that meeting was later published as document CCPR/C/133.
34. At the sixtieth session, in July 1997, the Chairperson established a task force to consider all procedures in relation to article 40. A document on procedure for the consideration of initial and periodic reports under article 40 of the Covenant was adopted at the sixty-second session and is annexed to the present report (annex VIII). Draft consolidated guidelines for State reports under the Covenant has been prepared and will be considered at the sixty-fourth session.