The Federation Council ratified a Treaty with Argentina on the transfer of sentenced

The Federation Council ratified a Treaty with Argentina on the transfer of sentenced


According to the document, Russia and Argentina agree on a mutual basis to provide each other with convicts in a prison term offenders to serve their sentences in their state of nationality.

MOSCOW, 27 Jan. The Federation Council ratified a Treaty with Argentina on the transfer of sentence persons sentenced to deprivation of liberty.

The document was signed at Buenos Aires July 12, 2014 for development of the international legal framework for Russian-Argentinean cooperation for the transfer of persons sentenced to deprivation of liberty.

According to the agreement, the parties undertake on a reciprocal basis and under specified terms to communicate to each other the persons sentenced to deprivation of liberty for serving punishment in the state of their nationality that will contribute to the protection of the rights and legitimate interests of Russian citizens.

The document defines conditions for the transfer of convicted persons, are established requirements to the form and content of transfer requests and responses to them, requests.

In addition, the Treaty contains clauses that are the subject of regulation which are the fundamental rights and freedoms of man and citizen. Thus, under article 10 of the contract after the transfer, the convict may not be prosecuted in the state of enforcement for acts which were the basis for sentencing.