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Concluding Observations, CAT/C/LTU/CO/2,19 January 2009: Lithuania

4. The Committee notes with satisfaction the ongoing efforts at the State level to reform its legislation, policies and procedures in order to ensure better protection of human rights, including the right not to be subjected to torture and other cruel, inhuman or  degrading treatment or punishment, in particular:

(a)The Law on Equal Treatment which came into force on 1 January 2005 with the purpose to ensure the implementation of human rights laid down in the Constitution and to prohibit any direct or indirect discrimination  based  upon  age,  sexual orientation, disability, racial or ethnic origin, religion, or beliefs.

Link to full text of the report: Concluding Observations-CAT-Lithuania-2009-eng