Madagascar - OPCAT Situation

Opcat status

OPCAT Ratification September 21, 2017
UNCAT Ratification December 13, 2005

Madagascar signed the OPCAT in 2003 and ratified on 21 September 2017.

As for the NPM designation process, on 1 June 2018 the Parliament adopted a law amending the founding legislation of the National Human Rights Commission, to grant it the NPM mandate. The new law is pending examination by the Constitutional Court before being promulgated by the President of the Republic.