Report on an unannounced inspection of Matawhāiti Residence under the Crimes of Torture Act 1989

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The following report has been prepared in my capacity as a National Preventive Mechanism (NPM) under the Crimes of Torture Act 1989 (COTA). My function under the COTA is to examine, and make any recommendations that I consider appropriate to improve, the treatment and conditions of detained persons in a number of places of detention, including residences established under section 114 of the Public Safety (Public Protection Orders) Act 2014 (the Act). This report examines the treatment and conditions of persons detained in Matawhāiti Residence.

 

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