Universal jurisdiction allows states or international organizations to claim criminal
jurisdiction ... The notion that heads of state and senior public officials should be
treated like pirates or ou...
the majority of AU member states have universal jurisdiction legislation regarding
... Universal Jurisdiction: UN General Assembly should support this essential ....
duty of states to enact and implement legislation, documenting state practice at ...
Dec 13, 2013 ... First, the Rome Statute is not based on pure universal jurisdiction. ... South Korea
nobly proposed that the ICC should include universal jurisdiction, ... So, even if
the Rome Statute required states to enact legislation matching ...
Jun 4, 2011 ... Under territorial jurisdiction10, States may enact criminal laws which give ... 11
Human Right Watch, Universal Jurisdiction in Europe The State of the Art .... An
essential distinction should be drawn between the obligations of a.
It should be recalled that the Convention against Torture and the Geneva
Conventions ... 1 Amnesty Int'l, Universal Jurisdiction: The Duty of States to enact
every State to exercise its criminal jurisdiction over those responsible for ... It
should be noted that the principle of universal jurisdiction is not per se limited to
..... Contracting Parties undertake to enact any legislation necessary to provide ...
Oct 20, 2015 ... To that end, States must ensure that universal jurisdiction was accepted in ...
Universal jurisdiction should not be confused with the exercise of ..... Should
other “nexus or trigger factors” enact universal jurisdiction, then the ...
This chapter discusses the law of universal jurisdiction and its application in
Norway ... should encourage other states to take similar action should the need
arise. ... in 2007, the Norwegian government announced its plan to enact
legislation to ...
For purposes of these Principles, universal jurisdiction is criminal jurisdiction
based solely on the ... A state may rely on universal jurisdiction as a basis for
seeking the .... enact national legislation to enable the exercise of universal
jurisdiction and the ... states should settle their disputes arising out of the exercise
The principle of universal jurisdiction stems from the postulate that some crimes
are ... According to these, the High Contracting Parties “undertake to enact any ...
As of today, several States acknowledge that they can and should exercise their ...