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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 Australia
TreatySignature DateRatification Date, Accession(a), Succession(d) Date
Command item
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Australia

Australia

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

Convention against Torture and Other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or PunishmentCAT10 Dec 198508 Aug 198908 Aug 198907 Sep 1989  9
Australia

Australia

CAT-OP - Optional Protocol of the Convention against Torture

Optional Protocol of the Convention against TortureCAT-OP19 May 2009    9
Australia

Australia

CCPR - International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

International Covenant on Civil and Political RightsCCPR18 Dec 197213 Aug 198013 Aug 198013 Nov 1980  9
Australia

Australia

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 02 Oct 1990 (a) 11 Jul 199102 Oct 1990 9
Australia

Australia

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

Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced DisappearanceCED     9
Australia

Australia

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

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against WomenCEDAW17 Jul 198028 Jul 198328 Jul 198327 Aug 1983  9
Australia

Australia

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

International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial DiscriminationCERD13 Oct 196630 Sep 197530 Sep 197530 Oct 1975  9
Australia

Australia

CESCR - International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural RightsCESCR18 Dec 197210 Dec 197510 Dec 197510 Mar 1976  9
Australia

Australia

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     9
Australia

Australia

CRC - Convention on the Rights of the Child

Convention on the Rights of the ChildCRC22 Aug 199017 Dec 199017 Dec 199016 Jan 1991  9
Australia

Australia

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-AC21 Oct 200226 Sep 200626 Sep 200626 Oct 2006  9
Australia

Australia

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-SC18 Dec 200108 Jan 200708 Jan 200708 Feb 2007  9
Australia

Australia

CRPD - Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Convention on the Rights of Persons with DisabilitiesCRPD30 Mar 200717 Jul 200817 Jul 200816 Aug 2008  9


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

Australia

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

Individual complaints procedure under the Convention against TortureCAT, Art.22YES28 Jan 19939
Australia

Australia

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

Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political RightsCCPR-OP1YES25 Sep 19919
Australia

Australia

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- 9
Australia

Australia

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-OPYES04 Dec 20089
Australia

Australia

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.14YES28 Jan 19939
Australia

Australia

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 9
Australia

Australia

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- 9
Australia

Australia

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-IC- 9
Australia

Australia

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-OPYES21 Aug 20099


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

Australia

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

Inquiry procedure under the Convention against TortureCAT, Art.20YES08 Aug 19899
Australia

Australia

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- 9
Australia

Australia

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. 8-9YES04 Dec 20089
Australia

Australia

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- 9
Australia

Australia

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- 9
Australia

Australia

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.6-7YES21 Aug 20099




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