Country File Andorra

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Country File
ANDORRA
Last updated: July 2009
Region
Europe
Legal system
Civil law
UNCAT Ratification/
Accession (a)/
Succession (d)
Relevant Laws
22 September 2006
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Constitution of 28 April 1993
Relevant Articles
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Prohibition of torture: Article 8 of the Constitution
Definition of torture:
Penalties:
Languages Available
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Catalan (official language)
English
Other Relevant
Information
Association for the Prevention of Torture (APT) www.apt.ch
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The APT does not guarantee that this data constitutes the latest applicable laws and/or that it represents the entire
national legal framework related to torture. The contents and use of this material, including links, do not imply any
responsibility from the part of the APT.
Relevant Articles – ANDORRA
CATALAN
Constitució de 28 d'abril de 1993
Article 8
1. La Constitució reconeix el dret a la vida i la protegeix plenament en les
seves diferents fases.
2. Tota persona té dret a la integritat física i moral. Ningú no pot ésser sotmès
a tortures o a penes i tractes cruels, inhumans o degradants.
3. Es prohibeix la pena de mort.
ENGLISH (Translation)
Constitution of 28 April 1993
Article 8
1. The Constitution recognises the right to life and fully protects it in its
different phases.
2. All persons have the right to physical and moral integrity. No one shall be
subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or
punishment.
3. The death penalty is prohibited.
Association for the Prevention of Torture (APT) www.apt.ch
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For any suggestions and/or comments, please contact us at [email protected]
The APT does not guarantee that this data constitutes the latest applicable laws and/or that it represents the entire
national legal framework related to torture. The contents and use of this material, including links, do not imply any
responsibility from the part of the APT.
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