This was of no small significance, as evidenced by the extent to which concerns expressed by the ICJP subsequent to the proceedings were reflected in the content of the Final Comments.(95) The government was, of course, free to make representations during this period.
(2) In its replies, the delegation failed to mention the Criminal Justice (Public Order) Bill, 1993, even though it had notice from the ICJP that Committee members would probably raise the matter in their concluding comments.
The large quantity and good quality of NGO material before the Committee was partly due to the already noted promotional activities of the ICJP. These efforts were made entirely at its own initiative and expense.