Core International Human Rights Treaties, The by United Nations Publications

By United Nations Publications

There are 9 middle foreign human rights treaties. each one of those treaties has tested a committee of specialists to watch implementation of the treaty provisions through its States events. the various treaties are supplemented by way of non-compulsory protocols facing particular issues. This ebook reproduces the middle overseas human rights treaties in pocket measurement.

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Article I I No one shall be imprisoned merely on the ground of inability to fulfil a contractual obligation. Internutionnl Covenant on Civil and Politicd Rights 29 Article 12 Everyone lawfully within the territory of a State shall, within l. that territory, have the right to liberty of movement and freedom to choose his residence. 2. Everyone shall be free to leave any country, including his own. The above-mentioned rights shall not be subject to any restric3. tions except those which are provided by law, are necessary to protect national security, public order (ordre public), public health or morals or the rights and freedoms of others, and are consistent with the other rights recognized in the present Covenant.

When a vacancy is declared in accordance with article 33 and if the term of office of the member to be replaced does not cxpire within six months of the declaration of the vacancy, the Secretary-Gencral of the Unitcd Nations shall notify each of the States Parties to the present Covenant, which may within two months submit nominations in ~tccordancewith article 29 for the purpose of filling the vacancy. 2. The Secretary-General of the United Nations shall prepare a list in alphabetical order of the persons thus nominated and shall submit it to the Slates Parties to the present Covenant.

Article 13 An alien lawfully in the territory of a State Party to the present Covenant may be expelled therefrom only in pursuance of a decision reached in accordance with law and shall, except where compelling reasons of national security otherwise require, be allowed to submit the reasons against his expulsion and to have his case reviewed by, and be represented for the purpose before, the competent authority or a person or persons especially designated by the competent authority. Article 14 All persons shall be equal before the courts and tribunals.

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