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War Crimes Law

Discussion in 'Other/General Law Forum' started by K M, 26 July 2014.

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    Hi

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