OAS Approves Convention on Serving Criminal Sentences Abroad

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Friday, October 1, 1993
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Volume: 
9
Issue: 
10
397
Abstract: 
On June 9, 1993, the General Assembly of the Organization of American States approved and opened for signature the Inter-American Convention on Serving Criminal Sentences Abroad, thereby providing an opportunity for national governments in the Americas to regularize the serving of sentences by foreigners abroad, and especially the possibility of foreign prisoners to serve sentences in their country of residence…[more]