Treatment of prisoners - international treaty standards

Kenya

Kenya - Constitution 2010 EN

CHAPTER FOUR –– THE BILL OF RIGHTS

Part 2—Rights and fundamental freedoms

51. Rights of persons detained, held in custody or imprisoned.

(3) Parliament shall enact legislation that––

(a) provides for the humane treatment of persons detained, held in custody or imprisoned ; and
(b) takes into account the relevant international human rights instruments.

Rome Statute

Article 103 Role of States in enforcement of sentences of imprisonment

3. In exercising its discretion to make a designation under paragraph 1, the Court shall take into account the following:

(b) The application of widely accepted international treaty standards governing the treatment of prisoners;