Statement on the ratione temporis element in the review of reports submitted by States parties under the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance
The Committee clarifies the scope of ratione temporis element in the review of states reports and individual cases concerning enforced disappearances. Individual cases which commenced before the entry into force of the Convention for the state concerned cannot be examined. The reporting process takes into consideration the current obligations of the state party.
November 15, 2013
Article 29 [ICPPED], Article 35 [ICPPED], Article 37 [ICPPED], Article 42 [ICPPED]