Inter-American Court of Human Rights
Case of Loayza-Tamayo v. Peru

Order of the Court of March 8, 1998
(Interpretation of the Judgment of Merits)

In the Loayza Tamayo case,
The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (hereinafter "the Court" or "the InterAmerican Court") composed of the following judges1:
Hernán Salgado-Pesantes, President
Antônio A. Cançado Trindade, Vice President
Héctor Fix-Zamudio, Judge
Alejandro Montiel-Argüello, Judge
Máximo Pacheco-Gómez, Judge, and
Alirio Abreu-Burelli, Judge;
also present,
Manuel E. Ventura-Robles, Secretary
Víctor M. Rodríguez-Rescia, Interim Deputy Secretary,
pursuant to Article 67 of the American Convention on Human Rights (hereinafter "the
Convention" or "the American Convention") and Articles 29(2) and 58 of the Rules of
Procedure of the Court (hereinafter "the Rules of Procedure") rules on the request for
interpretation of the judgment of September 17, 1997, rendered by the Court in the
Loayza Tamayo case (hereinafter "the judgment"), submitted by the State of Peru
(hereinafter "Peru" or "the State") on December 19, 1997.

Judge Oliver Jackman excused himself from hearing the request for interpretation submitted by
Peru, owing to his inability to attend the XXIII Special Session of the Court, of which the President was
duly informed.

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