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c) General Comment No. 31: The Nature of the General Legal Obligation Imposed on States Parties to the Covenant (2004)
(Adopted by the Human Rights Committee at the Eightieth Session, CCPR/C/21/Rev.1/Add.13, 29 March 2004)

1. This general comment replaces general comment No. 3, reflecting and developing its principles. The general non-discrimination provisions of article 2, paragraph 1, have been addressed in general comment No. 18 and general comment No. 28, and this general comment should be read together with them.

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7. Article 2 requires that States parties adopt legislative, judicial, administrative, educative and other appropriate measures in order to fulfil their legal obligations. The Committee believes that it is important to raise levels of awareness about the Covenant not only among public officials and State agents but also among the population at large.

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