CJI welcomes visitor from New Zealand Ombudsman on study visit

This week CJI are hosting a Senior OPCAT Inspector, Emma Roebuck, from the New Zealand Office of the Ombudsman...

The Ombudsman is a National Preventive Mechanism (NPM) in New Zealand under OPCAT (the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment or Punishment) who has responsibility for examining and monitoring the treatment of persons in places of detention.  Emma will be accompanying CJI Inspectors on some inspection fieldwork in relation to police custody and learning about how CJI carries out its inspections of places of detention in accordance with its role as a UK NPM member.