Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
Practice Relating to Rule 100. Fair Trial Guarantees
Section M. Right to appeal
The Libyan Arab Jamahiriya’s Code of Criminal Procedure for Armed Personnel (1999) states:
The prosecution and the indicted shall have the right to appeal sentences rendered by permanent courts within 30 days of the date of the deposition of the grounds (for the charge or charges). The appeal may be for any legal or substantive ground. If the sentence rendered in presence of the defendant is death, the prosecution must refer the action, with all relevant documents, to the Supreme Court within 30 days of the ruling. The court shall appoint an advocate for the defendant if said does not have one. The prosecution shall submit a memorandum of opinion within the fifteen days that follow the referral; the defendant’s advocate shall lodge a defense brief within another fifteen days.