Constitution of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste

Date: May 20, 2002
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Relevant Keywords

Admissibility of evidence - national proceedings
Applicable law
Compensation - national proceedings
Cooperation of State
Crimes against humanity
Customary international law
Fair trial standards
Immunity - national proceedings
Individual criminal responsibility
Jurisdiction ratione temporis
National penalties - death sentence
National penalties - life imprisonment
National penalties - national proceedings
Ne bis in idem
Nulla poena sine lege
Nullum crimen sine lege
Presumption of innocence
Priority of Rome Statute over national law
Rights during investigation - arbitrary arrest or detention and deprivation of liberty
Rights during investigation - informed of belief that crime has been committed
Rights during investigation - legal assistance
Rights during investigation - not to be subjected to any form of coercion, duress or threat, to torture or to any other form of cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment
Rights during investigation - questioned in presence of counsel
Rights during trial - adequate preparation of defence
Rights during trial - burden of proof
Rights during trial - free communication with counsel
Rights during trial - legal assistance
Rights during trial - raise defences
Rights during trial - unsworn oral or written statement in defence
State privileges and immunities
Unique provision - jurisdiction
War crimes