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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LAW 405
1997 (September 30)
Official Gazette No. 43141 of October 2, 1997
Through that "the amendment to paragraph 7 of Article 17 and paragraph 5 of article is approved 18 of the United Nations Convention against torture ", adopted in New York on September 8, 1992 Summary

Term Notes
THE CONGRESS OF THE REPUBLIC DECREES
:
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 inhuman treatment or cruel or degrading ", adopted in New York on 8 September 1992.
(to be transliterated: photocopy of the full text of that instrument, duly authenticated by the Head of the Legal Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is attached).
I) Delete 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: "4. The members of the Committee established under the present Convention shall receive emoluments from the United Nations in the manner and conditions the General Assembly may decide. " and
iii) Renumber as paragraph 5 of the current paragraph 4 of Article 18.
The undersigned Head of the Legal Office of the Ministry

Foreign DECLARES:
That this reproduction is faithful copy taken from the certificate text "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 which is on file in the Legal Office of the Ministry.
Given in Santa Fe de Bogota, DC, at twenty (29) days
of July in 1996 (1996).
Chief Legal Office,
VARELA HECTOR ADOLFO Sintura. RAMA

PUBLIC POWER EXECUTIVE PRESIDENCY OF THE REPUBLIC
Santa Fe de Bogota, DC, 23/02/96 Approved
. Submit to the consideration of the honorable
National Congress for constitutional purposes.
(Sgd.) Ernesto Samper Pizano
The Minister of Foreign Affairs,
(Sgd.) RODRIGO GARCIA-PARDO PEÑA. DECREES
:
ARTICLE 1o. To approve "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 8 September 1992.
Article 2.
. In accordance with the provisions of article 1. 7a 1994 Act "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, that article 1 of this law is passed, will force the country from the date and the international link is perfect about it.

ARTICLE 3o. This law applies from the date of publication.
The President of the honorable Senate,
Amylkar ACOSTA MEDINA.
The Secretary General of the honorable Senate,
PUMAREJO PEDRO VEGA.
The President of the honorable Chamber of Representatives,
CARLOS ARDILA BALLESTEROS.
The Secretary General of the honorable House of Representatives, DIEGO VIVAS
TAFUR.
REPUBLIC OF COLOMBIA - NATIONAL GOVERNMENT.
Communication and publication. Run
prior review by the Constitutional Court,
under Article 241-10 of the Constitution.
Given in Santa Fe de Bogota, DC, 30 September 1997.

Ernesto Samper Pizano The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, responsible
Functions
Office of the Minister of Foreign
REYES RODRIGUEZ CAMILO.



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