Hextcech crafting and penalties

So a friend of mine got his acc suspended(1yr), it wasn't really fair so he made a request on support and after that he got only 2 weeks of ban. Now, if Hextech crafting gets live before the ban goes off, will he be able to get chests and keys? Or he will be punished for 4-6months? The ban goess off on 28-3-2016. I'd like some responses from a Rioter, ty
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