International Crimes Bill B37-2017

9th January 2018

To  criminalise  conduct  constituting  international  crimes;  to  regulate  immunity from the prosecution of international crimes; to grant extra-territorial jurisdiction to the courts in respect of international crimes; to regulate the investigation and prosecution of allegations of international crimes; to provide for the extradition of persons accused or convicted of international crimes to foreign States; to provide for  the  surrender  of  persons  accused  or  convicted  of  international  crimes  to entities; to provide for cooperation with entities in respect of international crimes;
to repeal the Implementation of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court Act, 2002; to amend the Prevention and Combating of Torture of Persons Act,  2013,  so  as  to  confirm  immunity  for  certain  persons  from  prosecution  in respect of the crime of torture; and to provide for matters connected therewith.