Haiti - Politic : According to Rosemond Jean, there are 1,500 military legally on the territory
Article 267.3 :
Military personnel are amenable to a military court only for offenses and crimes committed in wartime or for violations under military discipline. It can be subject to revocation, layoff, reform, early retirement only with its consent. In case the consent is not granted, the person concerned may lodge an appeal with the court of competent jurisdiction.
"[...] the decree of Jean Bertrand Aristide in 1995, signed by the Prime Minister Smarck Michel in Council of Minsitres, reduces the army to 1,500 men, so there are 1,500 military that are legal [...] it is this same decree who create the Haitian National Police (PNH), why this decree is valid for the National Police and it is not valid for 1,500 military ?"
Extract of Decree of 1995 restructuring the Army and the Police
Article 1 :
Its mandate consists to establish and to adopt the General Organization and the Internal Regulations of a Army of 1,500 members. The Commission working under the Ministry of National Defense is composed as follows :
The Commission will call on other members of FAD'H to perform its task. It will sit on the Ministry of National Defense.
Article 2 :
Is created a Commission of structuring of the National Police Force.
Its mandate consists to establish and to adopt the General Organisation Internal Regulations of the National Police.
This Commission working under the Ministry of Justice is composed as follows :
This Commission will call on other members of FAD'H to perform its task. It will sit on the Ministry of Justice.
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