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Archives(2002)DS9

18 December 2002

 

Secretariat of the CPT (European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment)

 
 
Activities covered by this disposal schedule

The Department provides Secretariat services for the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT), whose mandate is “to examine the treatment of persons deprived of their liberty with a view to strengthening, if necessary, the protection of such persons from torture and from inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment."
 
 
Schedule

Description

DUA1

Action2

Notes

Official referenced documents

-

C

A copy is deposited in Central Archives (CA) after one year. A complete set is kept with the CPT.

Elections, notifications

-

 

Conservation within the CPT Secretariat without time limit. 3

Visit files

-

 

Conservation within the CPT Secretariat without time limit. 3

Correspondence

10

D

Copies of important letters are in the visit files.

Chrono
(outgoing correspondence)

2

D

Chronos contain no important documents that are not filed elsewhere.

Finance, budget

10

D

 


1 DUA – durée d’utilité administrative / length of administrative value (years)

2 C - conservation in the Central Archives; D - destruction ; T - selection by Central Archives

3 In accordance with Article 11, paragraph 1 of the European Convention for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment: "The information gathered by the Committee in relation to a visit, its report and its consultations with the Party concerned shall be confidential." No time limit is foreseen by the Convention.