Details of Treaty No.152

Protocol No. 2 to the European Convention for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (*)
Title Protocol No. 2 to the European Convention for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (*)
Reference ETS No.152
Opening of the treaty Strasbourg, 04/11/1993  - (*) Since its entry into force, this Protocol forms an integrant part of ETS 126 and is closed to legal acts.
Entry into Force 01/03/2002  - Ratification by the Parties to Treaty ETS 126.
Summary

Protocol No. 2 introduces amendments of a technical nature. Provision is made for members of the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) to be placed in one of two groups for election purposes, the aim being to ensure that one half of the Committee's membership is renewed every two years. The Protocol also provides that members of the CPT may be re-elected twice, instead of only once as at present.

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