Human Rights Committee, session 94 (2008)

Recommendations/observations on corporal punishment in the Human Rights Committee's concluding observations to states examined in session 94 (13-31 October 2008)


(12 December 2008, CCPR/C/NIC/CO/3, Concluding observations on third report, para. 15)

"The Committee is concerned that the corporal punishment of children at school is not forbidden by law, and regrets that no specific information on the subject has been provided (arts. 7 and 24).

National legislation in the State party should ban all corporal punishment of children, at school and in other institutions for children."

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