ICRC databases on international humanitarian law
  • Print page
Pardon or commutation of sentences
    Article 27

    Pardon or commutation of sentences

    If, pursuant to the applicable law of the State in which the convicted person is imprisoned, he or she is eligible for pardon or commutation of sentence, the State concerned shall notify the International Tribunal for Rwanda accordingly. There shall only be pardon or commutation of sentence if the President of the International Tribunal for Rwanda, in consultation with the judges, so decides on the basis of the interests of justice and the general principles of law.


<< Previous     Up     Next >>