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Unformatted text preview: greatest measure of assistance in connection with civil proceedings brought in respect of any of the offences 5. To ensure that education and information regarding the prohibition against torture are fully included on persons involved in the custody, interrogation or treatment of any individual subject to any form of arrest, detention, or imprisonment. 6. To keep under systematic review interrogation rules, instructions, methods and practices as well as arrangements for the custody and treatment of persons subjected to any ACADEMICS CHAIR: LESTER JAY ALAN E. FLORES II U N I V E R S I T Y O F S A N T O T O M A S VICE CHAIRS FOR ACADEMICS: KAREN JOY G. SABUGO & JOHN HENRY C. MENDOZA Facultad de Derecho Civil VICE CHAIR FOR ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE: JEANELLE C. LEE VICE CHAIRS FOR LAY‐OUT AND DESIGN: EARL LOUIE M. MASACAYAN & THEENA C. MARTINEZ 251 UST GOLDEN NOTES 2011 form of arrest, detention or imprisonment in any territory under its jurisdiction, with a view to preventing any case of torture. 7. To ensure a prompt and impartial investigation wherever there is reasonable ground to believe that an act of torture has been committed 8. To ensure that an individual subjected to torture has the right complain and have his case promptly and impartially examined by competent authorities 9. To ensure that the victim obtains redress and has an enforceable right to fair and adequate compensation 10. To ensure that any statement established to have been made as a result of torture shall not be invoked as evidence in any proceedings, except against a person accused of torture as evidence that the statement was made. 11. To prevent in any territory under its jurisdiction other acts of cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment which do not amount to torture when such acts are committed by or at the instigation of or with the consent of acquiescence of a public official or other person acting in an official capacity. Q: When may a state party establish its jurisdiction over offenses regarding tortur...
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