Why "the Amendment To Paragraph 7 Of Article 17 And Paragraph 5 Of Article 18 Of The United Nations Convention Against Torture", Adopted In New York On September 8, 1992 Is Approved

Original Language Title: Por la cual se aprueba "la enmienda al párrafo 7º del artículo 17 y al párrafo 5º del artículo 18 de la convención contra la tortura y otros tratos o penas crueles, inhumanos o degradantes", adoptada en Nueva York el 8 de septiembre de 1992

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1997 ACT 405

(September 30)

Official Journal No. 43141 of 2 October 1997

By means of which "the amendment to paragraph 7 of Article 17 and paragraph 5 of Article 18 of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment," adopted in New York, on 8 May, is hereby approved. September 1992

Vigency Notes Summary

THE CONGRESS OF THE REPUBLIC

DECRETA:

Having regard to the text of "the amendment to paragraph 7 of Article 17 and paragraph 5 of Article 18 of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment," adopted in New York, on September 8, 1992.

(To be transcribed: photocopy of the full text of the international instrument mentioned, duly authenticated by the Head of the Legal Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs).

(i) First paragraph 7 of Article 17 and paragraph 5 of Article 18;

(ii) Add a new paragraph, as paragraph 4 of Article 18, with the following text: " 4. The members of the Committee established under this Convention shall receive emoluments from the United Nations funds in the form and conditions which the General Assembly shall determine. "

iii) List as paragraph 5 the current paragraph 4 of Article 18.

The undersigned Head of the Legal Office

of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

NOTES:

That the present reproduction is faithful copy taken from the certified text of "the amendment to paragraph 7 of article 17 and paragraph 5 of article 18 of the Convention against torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment," adopted in New York, on September 8, 1992, which rests in the archives of the Legal Office of this Ministry.

Dada en Santa Fe de Bogotá, D. C., at twenty-nine (29) days

of the month of July of a thousand nine hundred and ninety-six (1996).

Chief Legal Office,

HECTOR ADOLFO SINTURA VARELA.

EXECUTIVE BRANCH OF PUBLIC POWER

REPUBLIC OF THE REPUBLIC

Santa Fe de Bogota, D. C., 23.02.96

Approved. Submit to the honorable consideration

National Congress for Constitutional Effects.

(Fdo.) ERNESTO SAMPER PIZANO

The Foreign Minister,

(Fdo.) RODRIGO PARDO GARCIA-PENA.

DECRETA:

ARTICLE 1o. Approve "the amendment to paragraph 7 of Article 17 and paragraph 5 of Article 18 of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment," adopted in New York, the 8 September 1992.

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ARTICLE 2o. In accordance with the provisions of Article 1o. of Law 7a of 1994 "the amendment to paragraph 7 of Article 17 and paragraph 5 of Article 18 of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment", adopted in New York on 8 September 1992, which by Article 1o of this law shall be adopted, shall bind the country from the date on and the international link with respect to it shall be perfected.

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ARTICLE 3o. This law applies as of the date of its publication.

The President of the honorable Senate of the Republic,

AMYLKAR ACOSTA MEDINA.

The Secretary General of the honorable Senate of the Republic,

PEDRO PUMAREJO VEGA.

The President of the honorable House of Representatives,

CARLOS SQUIRLA BALLESTEROS.

The Secretary General of the honorable House of Representatives,

DIEGO VIVAS TAFUR.

REPUBLIC OF COLOMBIA-NATIONAL GOVERNMENT.

Contact and post.

Execute previous Constitutional Court review,

pursuant to article 241-10 of the Political Constitution.

Dada en Santa Fe de Bogota, D. C., on September 30, 1997.

ERNESTO SAMPER PIZANO

The Deputy Foreign Minister,

Issue Manager

of the Minister of Foreign Affairs,

CAMILO REYES RODRIGUEZ.

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