Norma relacionada
Senegal
Practice Relating to Rule 90. Torture and Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment
Section B. Definitions
Senegal’s Penal Code (1965), as amended in 1996, states:
Acts of torture are injuries, blows, physical or mental violence or other forms of assault intentionally inflicted by or at the instigation of or with the consent or acquiescence of a public official or other person acting in an official capacity either for the purpose of obtaining information or a confession, imposing punishment by way of a reprisal or making threats or for any reason based on discrimination of any kind. 
Senegal, Penal Code, 1965, as amended in 1996, Article 295-1.
In 2011, in its third periodic report to the Committee against Torture, Senegal stated:
II. Implementation of the conclusions and recommendations of the Committee
The State party should, during its current legislative reform, consider introducing explicitly in national legislation the following provisions:
(a) The definition of torture set forth in article 1 of the [1984] Convention [against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment] and the classification of torture as a general offence, in accordance with article 4 of the Convention, which would, inter alia, permit the State party to exercise universal jurisdiction as provided in articles 5 et seq. of the Convention;
228. Point[] (a) … of this recommendation ha[s] been fully implemented. The full text of article 295-1 of the [1965 Penal] Code [as amended in 1996] provides evidence of this:
229. “Acts of torture are injuries, blows, physical or mental violence or other forms of assault intentionally inflicted by or at the instigation of or with the consent or acquiescence of a public official or other person acting in an official capacity either for the purpose of obtaining information or a confession, imposing punishment by way of a reprisal or making threats or for any reason based on discrimination of any kind.[”] 
Senegal, Third periodic report to the Committee against Torture, 5 October 2011, UN Doc. CAT/C/SEN/3, submitted 9 February 2011, §§ 228–229.
Article 2: Measures to prevent torture
Legal framework to prevent and combat torture
24. The [Prevention and Combating of Torture of Persons] Act [of 2013] defines “torture’’ as any act “by which severe pain or suffering, whether physical or mental, is intentionally inflicted on a person—