Inter-American Court of Human Rights Case of Cesti-Hurtado v. Peru Judgment of January 29, 2000 (Interpretation of the Judgment of Merits) In the Cesti Hurtado case, The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (hereinafter “the Court” or “the InterAmerican Court”), composed of the following judges (*): Antônio A. Cançado Trindade, President Máximo Pacheco Gómez, Vice-President Oliver Jackman, Judge Alirio Abreu Burelli, Judge Sergio García Ramírez, Judge and Carlos Vicente de Roux Rengifo, Judge; also present, Manuel E. Ventura Robles, Secretary and Renzo Pomi, Deputy Secretary pursuant to Article 67 of the American Convention on Human Rights (hereinafter “the Convention” or “the American Convention”) and Article 58 of the Rules of Procedure of the Court (hereinafter “the Rules of Procedure”) rules on the request for interpretation of the judgment on the merits delivered by the Court on September 29, 1999, in the Cesti Hurtado case (hereinafter “the judgment on merits”), presented by the State of Peru (hereinafter “the State” or “Peru”) on October 13, 1999. I COMPETENCE AND COMPOSITION OF THE COURT 1. Article 67 of the Convention stipulates that [t]he judgment of the Court shall be final and not subject to appeal. In case of disagreement as to the meaning or scope of the judgment, the Court shall interpret it at * Judge Hernán Salgado Pesantes excused himself from taking part in the preparation and adoption of this judgment as he had not formed part of the composition of the Court in the judgment on merits of September 29, 1999.

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