Civil Consultative Body Holds Meeting - AJBH-EN
null Civil Consultative Body Holds Meeting
The Civil Consultative Body (CCB) supporting the performance of the tasks of the OPCAT National Preventive Mechanism (NPM) held its first session of this year on 16 September 2022, in which the Commissioner for Fundamental Rights of Hungary Dr. Ákos Kozma also took part.
The session was followed by a professional workshop, where issues arising in connection with the statutory background and practices of custody for an infraction and confinement were discussed.
The mandate of the fifteen-member Civil Consultative Body is for three years, its members may make proposals for the content of the annual visitation plan of the OPCAT National Preventive Mechanism, the priorities of the inquiries and visits to specific places of detention.
Pursuant to the Act on the Promulgation of the Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture (OPCAT), in Hungary, from 1 January 2015, the Commissioner for Fundamental Rights of Hungary shall proceed as National Preventive Mechanism (NPM) in person or with the collaboration of his team members.