Putin ratified the agreement with South Ossetia on the transfer of sentenced

Putin ratified the agreement with South Ossetia on the transfer of sentenced


Russia and South Ossetia have committed themselves mutually to convey to each other the persons convicted to serve their sentences in their state of nationality.

MOSCOW, 30 Dec. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin signed the law on ratifying the Treaty between the Russian Federation and South Ossetia on the transfer of sentence persons sentenced to deprivation of liberty reported Wednesday on the official portal of legal information.

The document was signed in Moscow on 14 October 2014 for the development of international legal base of Russian-South Ossetian cooperation on transfer of persons sentenced to deprivation of liberty.

According to the text of the Treaty, the parties undertake on a reciprocal basis and under specified terms to communicate to each other the persons convicted to serve their sentences in their state of nationality. The Treaty sets out the conditions for the transfer of convicted persons, are established requirements to the form and content of transfer requests and responses to them, requests.

The Treaty contains clauses that are the subject of regulation which are the fundamental rights and freedoms of man and citizen. So, after the transfer, the convict may not be prosecuted or convicted in the administering state for the same acts that led to the sentencing in the sentencing state.