Practice Relating to Rule 64. Conclusion of an Agreement to Suspend Combat with the Intention of Attacking by Surprise the Adversary Relying on It
Venezuela’s Code of Military Justice (1998), as amended, punishes “those who violate … truces or armistices”.
Venezuela’s Revised Penal Code (2000) punishes “nationals and foreigners who, during a war between Venezuela and another Nation, violate a truce or armistice”.
Venezuela’s Penal Code (2005) states:
The following shall be punished with military arrest or political prison for one to four years:
1. Venezuelan or foreign nationals who, during a war between Venezuela and another nation, violate truces or armistices … , without prejudice to military laws which shall be specially applicable to these matters.