TitleHuman rights in the administration of justice : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
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Welcomes the Basic Principles on the Independence of the Judiciary and the Model Agreement on the Transfer of Foreign Prisoners and Recommendations for the Treatment of Foreign Prisoners, unanimously adopted by the 7th UN Congress on the Prevention of Crime and Treatment of Offenders, and invites Governments to respect them and to take them into account within the framework of their national legislation and practice; takes note with appreciation of the recommendations made by the 7th Congress with a view to ensuring more effective application of existing standards, in particular the Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners, the Code of Conduct for Law Enforcement Officials and safeguards guaranteeing the rights of those facing the death penalty.
Adopted at the 116th plenary meeting, 13 Dec. 1985. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the General Assembly during its 40th session, 17 September-18 December 1985, 28 April-9 May and 20 June 1986. - A/40/53. - 1986. - p. 254-255. - (GAOR, 40th sess., Suppl. no. 53).