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Reporting status for Guyana
 TreatySignature DateRatification Date, Accession(a), Succession(d) Date
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CAT - Convention against Torture and Other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

CATConvention against Torture and Other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment25 Jan 198819 May 198818 Jun 1988  19 May 1988
 
 Reporting CycleSession (Year)
ExpandII
 
Document typeSymbol/TitleDue dateSubmitted datePublication DateDownload
List of issues prior to reporting (LoIPR)CAT/C/GUY/Q/2  09 Mar 2011 View document       E S         GUYCAT/C/GUY/Q/2  25True
State party report under LoIPR 31 Dec 2016/Initially due in 2008                     GUYINT/CAT/RUL/GUY/154 200845False
ExpandI37 (2006)
 
Document typeSymbol/TitleDue dateSubmitted datePublication DateDownload
State party's reportCAT/C/GUY/117 Jun 198916 Jun 200614 Jul 2006 View document       E S  R      GUYCAT/C/GUY/1  29True
Info from Civil Society OrganizationsGuyana Human Rights Association    View document E           INT_CAT_NGO_GUY_37_8976_E.pdf     GUYINT/CAT/NGO/GUY/37/8976  14True
Info from Civil Society OrganizationsGuyana Human Rights Association: Facibg the reality of Ronald Waddell's death     View document E           INT_CAT_NGO_GUY_37_8980_E.pdf     GUYINT/CAT/NGO/GUY/37/8980  14True
Info from Civil Society OrganizationsGuyana Human Rights Association: Observations on the occasion of consideration of Guyana's first report    View document E           INT_CAT_NGO_GUY_37_8981_E.pdf     GUYINT/CAT/NGO/GUY/37/8981  14True
Info from Civil Society OrganizationsGuyana Human Rights Association: Press release    View document E           INT_CAT_NGO_GUY_37_8977_E.pdf     GUYINT/CAT/NGO/GUY/37/8977  14True
Info from Civil Society OrganizationsGuyana Human Rights Association: Summary    View document E           INT_CAT_NGO_GUY_37_8978_E.pdf     GUYINT/CAT/NGO/GUY/37/8978  14True
Info from Civil Society OrganizationsWithout Conviction: Sexual violence cases in the Guyana Justice process    View document E           INT_CAT_NGO_GUY_37_8979_E.pdf     GUYINT/CAT/NGO/GUY/37/8979  14True
Concluding observationsCAT/C/GUY/CO/1 07 Dec 200607 Dec 2006 View document       E S  R      GUYCAT/C/GUY/CO/1  5True
Follow-up issuesConcluding observations CAT/C/GUY/CO/1, paras. 12, 16, 19, 20 & 21 24 Nov 2006  View document                   GUYINT/CAT/FUI/GUY/14103http://tbinternet.ohchr.org/_layouts/treatybodyexternal/Download.aspx?symbolno=CAT%2fC%2fGUY%2fCO%2f1&Lang=en 117True
Follow-up State party's reportCAT/C/GUY/CO/1/Add.124 Nov 200705 Dec 2008  View document E           CAT_C_GUY_CO_1_Add-1_11620_E.pdf     GUYCAT/C/GUY/CO/1/Add.1  46True
Follow-up letter sent to the State partyReminder 25 Apr 2008  View document E           INT_CAT_FUR_GUY_12071_E.pdf     GUYINT/CAT/FUR/GUY/12071  114True
Follow-up letter sent to the State partyRequest for additional information 14 May 2010  View document E           INT_CAT_FUF_GUY_12072_E.pdf     GUYINT/CAT/FUF/GUY/12072  114True
Summary recordsCAT/C/SR.748                      GUYCAT/C/SR.748  31False
Summary recordsCAT/C/SR.734 12 Jan 200712 Jan 2007 View document       E S  R      GUYCAT/C/SR.734  31True
Summary recordsCAT/C/SR.737 22 Nov 200622 Nov 2006 View document       E S  R      GUYCAT/C/SR.737  31True
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CCPR - International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

CCPRInternational Covenant on Civil and Political Rights22 Aug 196815 Feb 197715 May 1977  15 Feb 1977
 
 Reporting CycleSession (Year)
ExpandIII
 
Document typeSymbol/TitleDue dateSubmitted datePublication DateDownload
State party's report 31 Mar 2003                     GUYINT/CCPR/INR/GUY/6267  29False
ExpandII68 (2000)
 
Document typeSymbol/TitleDue dateSubmitted datePublication DateDownload
State party's reportCCPR/C/GUY/99/210 Apr 198701 Feb 199914 May 1999 View document       E S         GUYCCPR/C/GUY/99/2  29True
List of issuesCCPR/C/68/L/GUY  03 Dec 1999 View document       E S         GUYCCPR/C/68/L/GUY  18True
Concluding observationsCCPR/C/79/Add.121 25 Apr 200025 Apr 2000 View document       E S         GUYCCPR/C/79/Add.121  5True
Summary recordsCCPR/C/SR.1829 01 May 200127 Mar 2000 View document       E SA R      GUYCCPR/C/SR.1829  31True
Summary recordsCCPR/C/SR.1830 01 May 200127 Mar 2000 View document       E SA R      GUYCCPR/C/SR.1830  31True
ExpandI15 (1982)
 
Document typeSymbol/TitleDue dateSubmitted datePublication DateDownload
State party's reportCCPR/C/4/Add.614 May 197820 Mar 1981                    GUYCCPR/C/4/Add.6  29False
Concluding observationsA/37/40 paras. 249-264                      GUYA/37/40  5False
Summary recordsCCPR/C/SR.353  08 Apr 1982 View document       E S         GUYCCPR/C/SR.353  31True
Summary recordsCCPR/C/SR.354  08 Apr 1982 View document       E S         GUYCCPR/C/SR.354  31True
Summary recordsCCPR/C/SR.357  09 Apr 1982 View document       E S  R      GUYCCPR/C/SR.357  31True
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CEDAW - Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

CEDAWConvention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women17 Jul 198017 Jul 198003 Sep 1981  17 Jul 1980
 
 Reporting CycleSession (Year)
ExpandIX
 
Document typeSymbol/TitleDue dateSubmitted datePublication DateDownload
State party's report 01 Jul 2016                     GUYINT/CEDAW/INR/GUY/5948  29False
ExpandVII-VIII52 (2012)
 
Document typeSymbol/TitleDue dateSubmitted datePublication DateDownload
State party's reportCEDAW/C/GUY/7-803 Sep 200610 May 201012 Aug 2010 View document       E SACR      GUYCEDAW/C/GUY/7-8  29True
Info from Civil Society OrganizationsGlobal Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment of Children     View document E           INT_CEDAW_NGO_GUY_52_8983_E.pdf     GUYINT/CEDAW/NGO/GUY/52/8983  14True
Info from Civil Society OrganizationsInternational Disability Alliance (IDA)    View document E           INT_CEDAW_NGO_GUY_52_8982_E.pdf     GUYINT/CEDAW/NGO/GUY/52/8982  14True
Statement     View document E           INT_CEDAW_STA_GUY_52_11067_E.pdf     GUYINT/CEDAW/STA/GUY/52/11067  109True
List of delegation/participants     View document E           INT_CEDAW_LOP_GUY_52_10505_E.pdf     GUYINT/CEDAW/LOP/GUY/52/10505  107True
List of delegation/participants     View document E           INT_CEDAW_LOP_GUY_52_10506_E.pdf     GUYINT/CEDAW/LOP/GUY/52/10506  107True
Concluding observationsCEDAW/C/GUY/CO/7-8  07 Aug 2012 View document       E SACR      GUYCEDAW/C/GUY/CO/7-8  5True
Follow-up State party's report 27 Jul 2014                     GUYINT/CEDAW/FCO/GUY/15027  46False
ExpandIII-VI33 (2005)
 
Document typeSymbol/TitleDue dateSubmitted datePublication DateDownload
State party's reportCEDAW/C/GUY/3-603 Sep 200227 Jun 200329 Jul 2003 View document       E SACR      GUYCEDAW/C/GUY/3-6  29True
List of issuesCEDAW/PSWG/2005/II/CRP.1/Add.5                      GUYCEDAW/PSWG/2005/II/CRP.1/Add.5  18False
Reply to List of IssuesCEDAW/PSWG/2005/II/CRP.2/Add.5                      GUYCEDAW/PSWG/2005/II/CRP.2/Add.5  22False
Info from UN AgenciesCEDAW/C/2005/II/3/Add.4 06 Jun 200506 Jun 2005 View document       E SACR      GUYCEDAW/C/2005/II/3/Add.4  24True
Info from UN AgenciesCEDAW/C/2005/II/3/Add.3 09 May 200509 May 2005 View document       E SACR      GUYCEDAW/C/2005/II/3/Add.3  24True
Concluding observationsCEDAW/C/GUY/CO/3-6  03 Aug 2005 View document       E SACR      GUYCEDAW/C/GUY/CO/3-6  5True
Concluding observationsA/60/38(SUPP) paras. 269-314  31 Aug 2005 View document       E SACR      GUYA/60/38(SUPP)  5True
Summary recordsCEDAW/C/SR.689 08 Jul 200509 Sep 2005 View document       E SACR      GUYCEDAW/C/SR.689  31True
Summary recordsCEDAW/C/SR.690 08 Jul 200519 Jul 2005 View document       E SACR      GUYCEDAW/C/SR.690  31True
ExpandII25 (2001)
 
Document typeSymbol/TitleDue dateSubmitted datePublication DateDownload
State party's reportCEDAW/C/GUY/203 Sep 198620 Sep 199924 Sep 1999 View document       E SACR      GUYCEDAW/C/GUY/2  29True
Info from UN AgenciesCEDAW/C/2001/II/3/Add.4 23 Apr 200123 Apr 2001 View document       E SACR      GUYCEDAW/C/2001/II/3/Add.4  24True
Info from UN AgenciesCEDAW/C/2001/II/3/Add.2 26 Apr 200126 Apr 2001 View document       E SACR      GUYCEDAW/C/2001/II/3/Add.2  24True
Concluding observationsA/56/38 paras. 145-184 20 Jul 2001                    GUYA/56/38  5False
Concluding observationsA/56/38(SUPP) paras. 145-184  01 Jan 2001 View document       E SACR      GUYA/56/38(SUPP)  5True
Summary recordsCEDAW/C/SR.527 18 Jul 200103 Oct 2001 View document       E SACR      GUYCEDAW/C/SR.527  31True
ExpandI13 (1994)
 
Document typeSymbol/TitleDue dateSubmitted datePublication DateDownload
State party's reportCEDAW/C/5/Add.6303 Sep 198223 Jan 1990                    GUYCEDAW/C/5/Add.63  29False
Info from UN AgenciesCEDAW/C/1994/3/Add.3 19 Oct 199319 Oct 1993 View document       E SACR      GUYCEDAW/C/1994/3/Add.3  24True
Info from UN AgenciesCEDAW/C/1994/3/Add.4 22 Oct 199322 Oct 1993 View document       E SACR      GUYCEDAW/C/1994/3/Add.4  24True
Info from UN AgenciesCEDAW/C/1994/3/Add.2 18 Oct 199318 Oct 1993 View document       E SACR      GUYCEDAW/C/1994/3/Add.2  24True
Info from UN AgenciesCEDAW/C/1994/3/Add.1 12 Oct 199312 Oct 1993 View document       E SACR      GUYCEDAW/C/1994/3/Add.1  24True
Concluding observationsA/49/38 paras. 88-125                      GUYA/49/38  5False
Concluding observationsA/49/38(SUPP) paras. 88-125  01 Jan 1994 View document       E SACR      GUYA/49/38(SUPP)  5True
Summary recordsCEDAW/C/SR.239 20 Jan 199404 Feb 1994 View document       E  ACR      GUYCEDAW/C/SR.239  31True
Summary recordsCEDAW/C/SR.235 18 Jan 199410 Mar 1994 View document       E S CR      GUYCEDAW/C/SR.235  31True
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CERD - International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination

CERDInternational Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination11 Dec 196815 Feb 197717 Mar 1977  15 Feb 1977
 
 Reporting CycleSession (Year)
ExpandXV-XVI
 
Document typeSymbol/TitleDue dateSubmitted datePublication DateDownload
State party's report 17 Mar 2008                     GUYINT/CERD/INR/GUY/6496  29False
ExpandI-XIV68 (2006)
 
Document typeSymbol/TitleDue dateSubmitted datePublication DateDownload
State party's reportCERD/C/472/Add.117 Mar 197820 Dec 200401 Apr 2005 View document       E S  R      GUYCERD/C/472/Add.1  29True
Concluding observationsCERD/C/GUY/CO/14 04 Apr 200604 Apr 2006 View document       E S  R      GUYCERD/C/GUY/CO/14  5True
Follow-up State party's reportCERD/C/GUY/CO/14/Add.110 Mar 200708 May 200803 Jun 2008 View document       E S  R      GUYCERD/C/GUY/CO/14/Add.1  46True
Follow-up letter sent to the State party  15 Aug 2008  View document E           INT_CERD_FUL_GUY_11964_E.pdf     GUYINT/CERD/FUL/GUY/11964  114True
Follow-up letter sent to the State party  24 Jul 2007  View document E           INT_CERD_FUL_GUY_11965_E.pdf     GUYINT/CERD/FUL/GUY/11965  114True
Summary recordsCERD/C/SR.1758                      GUYCERD/C/SR.1758  31False
Summary recordsCERD/C/SR.1759                      GUYCERD/C/SR.1759  31False
Summary recordsCERD/C/SR.1748 27 Mar 200627 Mar 2006 View document       E S  R      GUYCERD/C/SR.1748  31True
Summary recordsCERD/C/SR.1747 08 Mar 200608 Mar 2006 View document       E S  R      GUYCERD/C/SR.1747  31True
Summary recordsCERD/C/SR.1900/ADD.1  18 Mar 2010 View document       E S  R      GUYCERD/C/SR.1900/ADD.1  31True
Expand051 (1997)
 
Document typeSymbol/TitleDue dateSubmitted datePublication DateDownload
Concluding observationsA/52/18(SUPP) paras. 484-486  01 Jan 1997 View document       E SACR      GUYA/52/18(SUPP)  5True
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CESCR - International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

CESCRInternational Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights22 Aug 196815 Feb 197715 May 1977  15 Feb 1977
 
 Reporting CycleSession (Year)
ExpandII-IV56 (2015)
 
Document typeSymbol/TitleDue dateSubmitted datePublication DateDownload
State party's reportE/C.12/GUY/2-430 Jun 200011 Sep 2012  View document E       SACRE_C-12_GUY_2-4_6103_E.docx     GUYE/C.12/GUY/2-4  29True
ExpandI16 (1997)
 
Document typeSymbol/TitleDue dateSubmitted datePublication DateDownload
State party's reportE/1990/5/Add.2730 Jun 199528 Jun 199507 Aug 1995 View document       E SACR      GUYE/1990/5/Add.27  29True
Summary recordsE/C.12/1997/SR.5  16 May 1997 View document       E S         GUYE/C.12/1997/SR.5  31True
Summary recordsE/C.12/1997/SR.6  15 Oct 1997 View document       E S         GUYE/C.12/1997/SR.6  31True
ExpandIWG (1985) (1985)
 
Document typeSymbol/TitleDue dateSubmitted datePublication DateDownload
State party's reportE/1982/3/Add.501 Sep 198131 Aug 198120 Jan 1982 View document       E S  R      GUYE/1982/3/Add.5  29True
Concluding observationsE/1984/WG.1/SR.20  07 May 1984 View document       E           GUYE/1984/WG.1/SR.20  5True
Concluding observationsE/1984/WG.1/SR.22  09 May 1984 View document       E           GUYE/1984/WG.1/SR.22  5True
Concluding observationsE/1985/WG.1/SR.6  29 Apr 1985 View document       E           GUYE/1985/WG.1/SR.6  5True
Summary recordsE/1984/WG.1/SR.20  07 May 1984 View document       E           GUYE/1984/WG.1/SR.20  31True
Summary recordsE/1984/WG.1/SR.22  09 May 1984 View document       E           GUYE/1984/WG.1/SR.22  31True
Summary recordsE/1985/WG.1/SR.6  29 Apr 1985 View document       E           GUYE/1985/WG.1/SR.6  31True
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CMW - International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families

CMWInternational Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families15 Sep 200507 Jul 201007 Aug 2010  07 Jul 2010
 
 Reporting CycleSession (Year)
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Document typeSymbol/TitleDue dateSubmitted datePublication DateDownload
State party's report 01 Nov 2011                     GUYINT/CMW/INR/GUY/6900  29False
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CRC - Convention on the Rights of the Child

CRCConvention on the Rights of the Child30 Sep 199014 Jan 199113 Feb 1991  14 Jan 1991
 
 Reporting CycleSession (Year)
ExpandV-VI
 
Document typeSymbol/TitleDue dateSubmitted datePublication DateDownload
State party's report 12 Feb 2018                     GUYINT/CRC/INR/GUY/6667  29False
ExpandII-IV62 (2013)
 
Document typeSymbol/TitleDue dateSubmitted datePublication DateDownload
State party's reportCRC/C/GUY/2-412 Feb 200829 Apr 201027 Jan 2012 View document       E S         GUYCRC/C/GUY/2-4  29True
List of issuesCRC/C/GUY/Q/2-4  18 Jul 2012 View document       E S         GUYCRC/C/GUY/Q/2-4  18True
Reply to List of IssuesCRC/C/GUY/Q/1/Add.1    View document       E           GUYCRC/C/GUY/Q/1/Add.1  22True
Info from Civil Society OrganizationsGuyana Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination Guyana CRC62    View document E           INT_CRC_NGO_GUY_13921_E.pdf     GUYINT/CRC/NGO/GUY/13921  14True
Info from Civil Society OrganizationsInternational Disability Alliance    View document E           INT_CRC_NGO_GUY_13922_E.doc     GUYINT/CRC/NGO/GUY/13922  14True
List of delegation/participantsList of delegation    View document E           INT_CRC_LOP_GUY_13920_E.pdf     GUYINT/CRC/LOP/GUY/13920  107True
Concluding observationsCRC/C/GUY/CO/2-4  18 Jun 2013 View document       E SACR      GUYCRC/C/GUY/CO/2-4  5True
Summary recordsCRC/C/SR.1758  21 Jan 2013 View document       E           GUYCRC/C/SR.1758  31True
Summary recordsCRC/C/SR.1759  18 Jan 2013 View document       E           GUYCRC/C/SR.1759  31True
ExpandI35 (2004)
 
Document typeSymbol/TitleDue dateSubmitted datePublication DateDownload
State party's reportCRC/C/8/Add.4712 Feb 199329 Jul 200206 Aug 2003 View document       E S         GUYCRC/C/8/Add.47  29True
List of issuesCRC/C/Q/GUY/1 27 Nov 2003  View document       E S         GUYCRC/C/Q/GUY/1  18True
Reply to List of IssuesCRC/C/GUY/1                      GUYCRC/C/GUY/1  22False
Concluding observationsCRC/C/15/Add.224  26 Feb 2004 View document       E S         GUYCRC/C/15/Add.224  5True
Summary recordsCRC/C/SR.923 19 Jan 200419 Jan 2004 View document       E           GUYCRC/C/SR.923  31True
Summary recordsCRC/C/SR.922 22 Jan 200422 Jan 2004 View document       E           GUYCRC/C/SR.922  31True
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CRC-OP-AC - Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflict

CRC-OP-ACOptional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflict 11 Aug 2010 (a)11 Sep 201011 Aug 2010  
 
 Reporting CycleSession (Year)
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Document typeSymbol/TitleDue dateSubmitted datePublication DateDownload
State party's report 11 Sep 2012                     GUYINT/CRC-OP-AC/INR/GUY/6774  29False
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CRC-OP-SC - Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children child prostitution and child pornography

CRC-OP-SCOptional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children child prostitution and child pornography 30 Jul 2010 (a)30 Aug 201030 Jul 2010  
 
 Reporting CycleSession (Year)
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Document typeSymbol/TitleDue dateSubmitted datePublication DateDownload
State party's report 30 Aug 2012                     GUYINT/CRC-OP-SC/INR/GUY/6837  29False
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CRPD - Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

CRPDConvention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities11 Apr 200702 Sep 2014   02 Sep 2014
 
 Reporting CycleSession (Year)
 N/A


Acceptance of individual complaints procedures for Guyana
 TreatySignature DateRatification Date, Accession(a), Succession(d) DateDate of acceptance/non acceptance
Command item
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CCPR-OP1 - Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

CCPR-OP1Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights 05 Jan 1999 (a)10 Aug 199305 Jan 1999  
 
Document typeSymbol/TitleDue dateSubmitted datePublication DateDownload
JurisprudenceCCPR/C/86/D/812/1998/Rev.1 16 May 2006  View document       E S         GUYCCPR/C/86/D/812/1998/Rev.1 True
JurisprudenceCCPR/C/85/D/913/2000 23 Jan 2006  View document       E S         GUYCCPR/C/85/D/913/2000 True
JurisprudenceCCPR/C/85/D/862/1999 14 Dec 2005  View document       E S         GUYCCPR/C/85/D/862/1999 True
JurisprudenceCCPR/C/82/D/912/2000 28 Jan 2005  View document       E S         GUYCCPR/C/82/D/912/2000 True
JurisprudenceCCPR/C/81/D/867/1999 19 Aug 2004  View document       E S         GUYCCPR/C/81/D/867/1999 True
JurisprudenceCCPR/C/81/D/811/1998 18 Aug 2004  View document       E S         GUYCCPR/C/81/D/811/1998 True
JurisprudenceCCPR/C/76/D/838/1998 20 Dec 2002  View document       E S         GUYCCPR/C/76/D/838/1998 True
JurisprudenceCCPR/C/73/D/728/1996 21 Dec 2001  View document       E S         GUYCCPR/C/73/D/728/1996 True
JurisprudenceCCPR/C/62/D/676/1996 07 May 1998  View document       E S         GUYCCPR/C/62/D/676/1996 True
JurisprudenceCCPR/C/98/D/1246/2004    View document       E SACR      GUYCCPR/C/98/D/1246/2004 True


Acceptance of the inquiry procedure for Guyana
 TreatyAcceptance of inquiry procedureDate of acceptance/non acceptance
Command item
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CAT, Art.20 - Inquiry procedure under the Convention against Torture

CAT, Art.20Inquiry procedure under the Convention against TortureYES19 May 1988
 
Document typeSymbol/TitleDue dateSubmitted datePublication DateDownload
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