Practice Relating to Rule 91. Corporal Punishment
Poland’s Constitution (1997) states: “The application of corporal punishment shall be prohibited.”
Poland’s Penal Code (1997) provides for the punishment of any person who, in violation of international law, subjects to corporal punishment persons hors de combat
, protected persons and persons enjoying international protection.
In 2004, in its fifth periodic report to the Human Rights Committee, Poland stated: “The application of corporal punishment shall be prohibited.”