TIMOR-LESTE CONSTITUTION AND HUMAN RIGHTS TREATIES

ICCPR: International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
ICESCR: International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
CEDAW: Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women
CRC: Convention on the Rights of the Child
CERD: Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination
CAT: Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
CIDTM: International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families
GG: General Comment
GR: General Recommendation

Human Rights Timor-Leste Constitution ICCPR ICESCR CRC CEDAW CERD CAT ICRMW
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Application and implementation of treaties
art.9
2(2), 3GC 3, 26, 31 2(1), 2(3), 6(2)GC 3, 9 2(2) , 4GC 5 2, 3, 5 2(2), 4(a),(b), 7GR 1, 2, 7, 16, 17 2(1), 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 84
Right to equality and prohibition of non-discrimination
art.16(2) and 17
2; 3;GC 4; 18; 28 2(2); 13 2 2(a); 3; 4(1); 5(a)GR 21; 25 2; 5GR 8; 14; 19; 20; 22; 24; 25; 27; 29   1(1) ; 7
Equality before the Law
art. 16(1)
26GC 18; 28     2(c); 15     24
Right to life
art.29
6GC 6; 14   6(1)       9
Right to personal integrity (incl. prohibition of torture and slavery)
art.30
7; 8GC 20   37(a)GC 8 6 5(b) 1; 2 : 4 ; 16 10; 11
Right to Liberty and Security
art.30 and 33
9; 11GC 8   37(b),(d) GR 19 GR 13   16 ; 20
Conditions of Persons Deprived of Liberty
art. 32(4)
10GC 21   37(c)     11 17
Right to Due Process Guarantees
art.31 , 32 , 33 and 34
14; 15; 16GC 32   12(2) ; 40GC 10   5(a)GR 31 12; 13; 14; 15 18 ; 19
Right to Privacy, Home and Correspondence
art. 36 , 37and 38
17GC 16   16       14
Freedom of Movement; extradition and expulsion
art. 44 and 35
12; 13GC 27   10; 11 ; 22 15(4) 5(d)(i),(ii); 5(f) 3 ; 8GC 1 8; 22; 39; 56; 68; 69
Right to Nationality/Citizenship
art. 3
24(3)GC 15   7; 8 9 1(3) ; 5(d)(iii)GR 11 ; 30   29
Right to Public Participation (incl. elections)
art. 7(1), 46 and 47
25GC 25   26 7; 8; 14(2)(a)GR 23 5(c)   41; 42
Freedom of Speech and Information
art. 40 and 41
19; 20GC 11; 10   12; 13; 17   5(d)(viii); 4(a); 4(c)GR 15   12 ; 13 65
Freedom of Assembly and Demonstration
art. 42
21 8     5(d)(ix)    
Freedom of Association
art.43
22   15 14(2)(e) 4(b)   40; 43(1)(f)
Freedom of Conscience and Religion
art. 45
18; 27GC 22; 23   14; 30   5(d)(vii)    
Right to Protection of Family
art. 39
23GC 19 10 5; 9; 18; 20 16; 4(2); 5(b)GR 21 5(d)(iv)   4 ; 44 ; 50(1)
Protection of Children
art. 18
24GC 17   2(2); 3; 9; 19; 21; 32; 33; 34;35; 36; 38       17(6)
Protection of Aged Persons
art. 20
  GC 6          
Right of Citizens with Disabilities
art. 21
  GC 5 23 GC 9        
Right to Work
art. 50
  6(1); 10(3) 32 11(1)(a),(b),(c),(d) ; 11(2)(a), (b) 5(e)(i)   25; 49 51; 52
Right to Favourable Working Conditions
art. 50 and 51, 39(4)
  7   11(1)(f); 11(2); 11(3) 5(e)(i)   25; 54 70
Trade Union Freedom art 52   8     5(e)(ii)   26
Right to Social Security
art.56
  9 26 11(1)(e); 13(a); 14(2)(c) 5(e)(iv)   27
Right to Health and Health Assistance
art.57 and 39(4)
  12GC 14 23(4) ; 24; 25GC 3 e 4 12; 14(2)(b)GR 24 5(e)(iv)   28 ; 43(1)(e) ; 45(1)(c)
Right to Adequate Standard of Life (incl. housing, food and clothing)
art.58
  11(1), (2)GC 4; 7 27 14(2)(h) 5(e)(iii)   43(1)(d); 43(3) 70
Right to Education and Culture
art.59
27GC 23 13; 14; 15GC 13 23(3); 28; 29; 30; 31GC 1 10; 13(c); 14(2)(d) 5(e)(v),(vi)GR 23   30; 31; 43(1)(a),(b),(c), (g) 43(3) 45(1)(a),(b),(d) 45(2),(3),(4) 15 ; 32 46 ; 47
Right to Private Property
art.54
      13(b),(f); 14(2)(g) ; 15(2) 5(d)(v),(vi)GR 23   15 ; 32 46 ; 47
Right to Intellectual Property
art. 60
  15(1)(c)          
Right to Access to Court, Right to Petition and Right to Remedy
art.26 and 48
14(1); 2(3)     2(c) 6GR 18; 26 9; 12; 13; 14 18(1); 23 83
States of Exception
art. 25
4; 5GC 29         2(2) 82
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ICCPR: International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
ICESCR: International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
CEDAW: Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women
CRC: Convention on the Rights of the Child
CERD: Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination
CAT: Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
CIDTM: International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families
GG: General Comment
GR: General Recommendation