X.H.L. v. Netherlands

Reference: CCPR/C/102/D/1564/2007

Decision Year: 2011-07-22

Information Source: Mr. M. A. Collet (Victim's lawyer)

According to the Victim or his/her Counsel:
The State has declared that it does not intend to implement the decision as it disagrees with the Committee's findings. It argues that the Committee did not adequately considered the State party's arguments, had departed from its previous approach to such cases, and had failed to substantiate its conclusions. In particular the State party asserts that as the author is now over 18 there can no longer be any violation of his rights as a child under article 24. The victim has not been returned to China. At the age of 18 he was obliged to leave the child care centre where he had been staying.

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  • Article 24


  • Rights of the child

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