of the articles of the national legislation with the articles and standards of the international instruments for the protection of human rights

Article 2

Right to life

  1. Everyone’s right to life shall be protected by law. No one shall be deprived of his life intentionally save in the execution of a sentence of a court following his conviction of a crime for which this penalty is provided by law.
  2. Deprivation of life shall not be regarded as inflicted in contravention of this Article when it results from the use of force which is no more than absolutely necessary:
  • in defence of any person from unlawful violence;
  • in order to effect a lawful arrest or to prevent the escape of a person lawfully detained;
  • in action lawfully taken for the purpose of quelling a riot or insurrection;
Articles of law of the national legislation to which the article of the convention applies
  • Constitution of the Republic of North Macedonia
Relevant cases