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CMW (art. 77): To come into effect, the procedure under article 77 on individual communications requires a minimum of 10 State parties to make the requisite declaration.


Ratification Status for Canada
TreatySignature DateRatification Date, Accession(a), Succession(d) Date
Command item
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Canada

Canada

CAT - Convention against Torture and Other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

Convention against Torture and Other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or PunishmentCAT23 Aug 198524 Jun 198724 Jun 198724 Jul 1987  31
Canada

Canada

CAT-OP - Optional Protocol of the Convention against Torture

Optional Protocol of the Convention against TortureCAT-OP     31
Canada

Canada

CCPR - International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

International Covenant on Civil and Political RightsCCPR 19 May 1976 (a) 19 Aug 197619 May 1976 31
Canada

Canada

CCPR-OP2-DP - Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights aiming to the abolition of the death penalty

Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights aiming to the abolition of the death penaltyCCPR-OP2-DP 25 Nov 2005 (a) 25 Feb 200625 Nov 2005 31
Canada

Canada

CED - Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance

Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced DisappearanceCED     31
Canada

Canada

CEDAW - Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against WomenCEDAW17 Jul 198010 Dec 198110 Dec 198109 Jan 1982  31
Canada

Canada

CERD - International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination

International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial DiscriminationCERD24 Aug 196614 Oct 197014 Oct 197015 Nov 1970  31
Canada

Canada

CESCR - International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural RightsCESCR 19 May 1976 (a) 19 Aug 197619 May 1976 31
Canada

Canada

CMW - International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families

International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their FamiliesCMW     31
Canada

Canada

CRC - Convention on the Rights of the Child

Convention on the Rights of the ChildCRC28 May 199013 Dec 199113 Dec 199112 Jan 1992  31
Canada

Canada

CRC-OP-AC - Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflict

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflictCRC-OP-AC05 Jun 200007 Jul 200007 Jul 200007 Aug 2000  31
Canada

Canada

CRC-OP-SC - Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children child prostitution and child pornography

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children child prostitution and child pornographyCRC-OP-SC10 Nov 200114 Sep 200514 Sep 200514 Oct 2005  31
Canada

Canada

CRPD - Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Convention on the Rights of Persons with DisabilitiesCRPD30 Mar 200711 Mar 201011 Mar 201010 Apr 2010  31


Acceptance of individual complaints procedures for Canada
TreatyAcceptance of individual complaints proceduresDate of acceptance/non acceptance
Command item
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Canada

Canada

CAT, Art.22 - Individual complaints procedure under the Convention against Torture

Individual complaints procedure under the Convention against TortureCAT, Art.22YES13 Nov 198931
Canada

Canada

CCPR-OP1 - Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political RightsCCPR-OP1YES19 May 197631
Canada

Canada

CED, Art.31 - Individual complaints procedure under the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance

Individual complaints procedure under the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced DisappearanceCED, Art.31- 31
Canada

Canada

CEDAW-OP - Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against WomenCEDAW-OPYES18 Oct 200231
Canada

Canada

CERD, Art.14 - Individual complaints procedure under the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination

Individual complaints procedure under the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial DiscriminationCERD, Art.14N/A 31
Canada

Canada

CESCR-OP - Optional protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Optional protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural RightsCESCR-OPNO 31
Canada

Canada

CMW, Art.77 - Individual complaints procedure under the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families

Individual complaints procedure under the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their FamiliesCMW, Art.77- 31
Canada

Canada

CRC-OP-IC - Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the ChildCRC-OP-ICNO 31
Canada

Canada

CRPD-OP - Optional protocol to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Optional protocol to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with DisabilitiesCRPD-OPNO 31


Acceptance of the inquiry procedure for Canada
TreatyAcceptance of inquiry procedureDate of acceptance/non acceptance
Command item
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Canada

Canada

CAT, Art.20 - Inquiry procedure under the Convention against Torture

Inquiry procedure under the Convention against TortureCAT, Art.20YES24 Jun 198731
Canada

Canada

CED, Art.33 - Inquiry procedure under the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance

Inquiry procedure under the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced DisappearanceCED, Art.33- 31
Canada

Canada

CEDAW-OP, Art. 8-9 - Inquiry procedure under the Optional protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

Inquiry procedure under the Optional protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against WomenCEDAW-OP, Art. 8-9YES18 Oct 200231
Canada

Canada

CESCR-OP, Art.11 - Inquiry procedure under the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Inquiry procedure under the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural RightsCESCR-OP, Art.11- 31
Canada

Canada

CRC-OP-IC, Art.13 - Inquiry procedure under the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child

Inquiry procedure under the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the ChildCRC-OP-IC, Art.13- 31
Canada

Canada

CRPD-OP, Art.6-7 - Inquiry procedure under the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Inquiry procedure under the Convention on the Rights of Persons with DisabilitiesCRPD-OP, Art.6-7- 31




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