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K M

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Is there any law in Australia that can prosecute war criminals of other countries same as in Belgium?
 

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K M

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This is the question, can australian law prosecute war criminals of other countries.
if someone commit a war crime, can he be prosecuted in australia?
 
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Australian residents or citizens may be prosecuted under the War Crimes Act 1945 (Cth) for acts classified as 'serious crimes' in so far as they were committed in a war - insofar as it occurred in Europe in the period beginning on 1 September 1939 and ending on 8 May 1945.