HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITTEE

General Comment No.35 - Article 9: Liberty and Security of person


PROCESS OF ADOPTION OF GENERAL COMMENT ON ARTICLE 9, LIBERTY AND SECURITY OF PERSON

During the 112th session, the Committee adopted its General Comment on article 9, liberty and security of person.

The process of adoption took two years and commenced with a half day of discussion and submission of written comments at its 106th session. The processes, including the submissions received, are posted below.

Following this day of general discussion, a first draft of the Comment was presented to the Committee by the Rapporteur during the 107th session during which the Committee commenced its first reading of the draft. The first reading finished at the 110th session, after which there was a general call for written comments on the draft.

At the 111th session, the Committee commenced its second reading of the draft which was finally adopted during the 112th session.

 

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