Belgium - Protection against violence

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BelgiumBelgium

Detention issue

Protection against violence

FRA research findings

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Legal instruments & key provisions

Legal instrument Key provision
Prison Law (Basiswet betreffende het gevangeniswezen en de rechtspositie van de gedetineerden) Ensuring order and safety is a dynamic interaction between the prison staff, the prisoner, the technical means employed and a constructive detention regime. It is possible that certain security measures can be applied to ensure the safety of the prisoners. These measures can be applied to protect prisoners against their own violence or against the violence of fellow prisoners.

NATIONAL PREVENTIVE MECHANISM RECOMMENDATIONS

Year Recommendation Report
2018 No NPM established Report details