Practice Relating to Rule 90. Torture and Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment
In 2004, in its second periodic report to the Committee on the Rights of the Child, Saudi Arabia stated:
112. Articles 2 and 13 of the Code of Criminal Procedure promulgated in Royal Decree No. M/39 of 28 July A.H. 1422 (15 October 2001) prohibit torture or degrading treatment and stipulate that young men and women must be examined and tried in accordance with the applicable regulations and ordinances.
278. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia acceded to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment pursuant to Decree M/11 of 4/4 A.H. 1418 (7 August 1997).