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International Crimes (Tribunals) Act, 1973 (Amendment, 2013)
International Crimes (Tribunals) (Amendment) Act, 2013 (Act no. III of 2013) : an act to provide for the detention, prosecution and punishment of persons for genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes and other crimes under international law

20.07.1973
20.07.1973
Yes
Act no. XIX of 1973 [20th July, 1973] (as amended). - Source : http://bdlaws.minlaw.gov.bd/print_sections_all.php?id=435 (last accessed on 30.05.2012)

Summary
The amended Act implements an International Crimes Tribunal which has jurisdiction over genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes and other crimes under international law that could have been committed during the country’s liberation war in 1971. Article 3 establishes the jurisdiction of the Tribunal, covering any individual, irrespective of his or her nationality, who commits or has committed in the territory of Bangladesh crimes against humanity, crimes against peace, genocide, war crimes, violations of any humanitarian rules applicable in armed conflict laid down in the Geneva Conventions of 1949, and any other crimes under international law as defined in the Act. In relation to war crimes, the same article expressly lists murder, ill-treatment or deportation to slave labour, killing of hostages, wanton destruction of cities, towns, or villages, and other actions not justified by military necessity. The amendment (2013) extends the right of appeal. It has a retroactive effect starting from 14 July 2009.
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