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International Standards on the Death Penalty

, Index number: ACT 50/010/1998

This document gives extracts of international instruments relevant to the abolition or restriction of the death penalty, arranged by subject. The texts of the relevant sections of the instruments are given in an appendix. A checklist of the restrictions and safeguards appearing in different international instruments and a list indicating the scope of the various instruments are given in two tables at the end of the document.

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