The following three (3) authorities represent the legal provisions under which the Pennsylvania Board of Pardons currently operates and under which its regulations are issued.
Pennsylvania Constitution, Article IV, 9, as most recently amended on November 4, 1997.
The Administrative Code of 1929, 71 P.S. 299, as amended by Act 15 of 1995. (PDF)
The Board of Pardons Regulations, 37 Pa Code 81.1, et seq.