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Law ratifying Russia-South Ossetia agreement on transfer of sentenced persons

March 2, 2016

Vladimir Putin signed Federal Law On Ratification of the Agreement between the Russian Federation and the Republic of South Ossetia on the Transfer of Individuals Sentenced to Prison Terms.

The Agreement, drafted with due regard to present-day contractual practice, Russian Federation legislation and corresponding international standards, was signed in Moscow on October 14 2014 to develop the international legal base for cooperation between Russia and South Ossetia in the transfer of individuals sentenced to prison terms.

Under the Agreement, the Parties shall undertake, on a reciprocal basis and in accordance with the agreement’s provisions, to transfer persons sentenced to terms of imprisonment to continue their sentences in their home country, which will help protect Russian citizens’ lawful rights and interests.

March 2, 2016