Peru

The information relating to domestic torture laws has been adapted from the Compilation of Torture Laws tool available on the Association for the Prevention of Torture (APT) website, available here.

Date of ratification UNCAT: 7 July 1988

Relevant Laws

• Law amending the Penal Code of 1998 (Law No.26926, 19 February 1998)

Relevant Articles

• Definition of Torture:
o Article 321 of Law No. 26926

• Penalties:
o Articles 321 and 322 of Law No. 26926

Other Relevant Information:
See Articles 11 and 13 of the draft law 1707/2007/CR, 06 September 2007

* Information compiled December 2008

Country file can be accessed via APT website here.