Practice Relating to Rule 72. Poison and Poisoned Weapons
Algeria’s Penal Code (1966) provides:
Art. 260. Poisoning is an attempt against the life of a person committed by using substances which can kill more or less promptly, regardless of how these substances have been used or administered, and regardless of what the consequences are.
Art. 261. Any person guilty of … poisoning shall be punished by death.