Practice Relating to Rule 135. Children
Section D. Death penalty on children
According to the Report on the Practice of Jordan (1998), national legislation provides that the death penalty may not be pronounced on a minor who was under 18 years of age at the time of the offence.
In 2005, in its third periodic report to the Committee on the Rights of the Child, Jordan stated: “No one under the age of 18 may be sentenced to death.”