Practice Relating to Rule 100. Fair Trial Guarantees
Section N. Non bis in idem
Argentina’s Law of War Manual (1969) provides: “A prisoner of war cannot be sentenced more than once because of the same act or on the same charge.”
Argentina’s Law of War Manual (1989) states: “No prisoner of war may be punished more than once for the same act or on the same charge (Article 86 [of the 1949 Geneva Convention III]).”
With respect to occupied territory, the manual states that “civilians shall not be punished more than once for the same fault” … and that anyone “shall be tried only once for the same offence or the same accusation in conformity with the same legislation in the same proceedings”.