5. The judgments on competence delivered in the Constitutional Court and Ivcher Bronstein cases of September 24, 1999, in which the Inter-American Court decided unanimously: 1. To declare that: a. the Inter-American Court of Human Rights is competent to take up [these cases]; b. Peru’s purported withdrawal of the declaration recognizing the contentious jurisdiction of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights is inadmissible. 2. To continue to examine and process [these cases]. [...] 6. The orders on compliance with judgment of November 17, 1999, in which the Court decided that, “in accordance with the principle of pacta sunt servanda, and in conformity with the provisions of Article 68(1) of the American Convention on Human Rights, the State has a duty to comply promptly” with the judgments of November 27, 1998, in the Loayza Tamayo case, and of May 30, 1999, in the Castillo Petruzzi et al. case (supra Having seen 2 and 3). 7. Legislative Resolution No. 27,401 of January 18, 2001, by which the State derogated Legislative Resolution No. 27,152 and resolved to commission “the Executive to take all necessary measures to annul any possible results of the said Legislative Resolution, fully re-establishing the contentious jurisdiction of the InterAmerican Court of Human Rights for the State of Peru”. 8. The decisions of the Court in the judgment of January 31, 2001, in the Constitutional Court case. 9. The decisions of the Court in the judgment of February 6, 2001, in the Ivcher Bronstein case. 10. The note transmitted by the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Peru, Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, to the Secretary General of the Organization of American States, César Gaviria Trujillo, in which Peru declared that: the recognition of the contentious jurisdiction of the Court [...], made by Peru on October 20, 1980, is fully in force and the State of Peru is bound by all its legal effects; and it should be understood that this declaration has been in force without interruption since it was deposited with the General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (OAS), on January 21, 1981. 11. The notes dated February 1, 2001, which the Minister of Justice of Peru presented to the President of the Court during his visit to this Court on February 9, 2001. In these notes, the State indicated that it expressly recognized the responsibility that it had incurred by violating the rights of the justices of the Constitutional Court and of Baruch Ivcher Bronstein and provided information on the measures that the State was taking to re-establish the rights of the said persons.

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