|Title:||Criminal Code of the Republic of Armenia, 2003|
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|Entry into force:||01.08.2003|
The Code establishes a comprehensive system for the repression of war crimes, in accordance with the country's international obligations under the 1949 Geneva Conventions and their Additional Protocols of 1977. It does not distinguish between acts committed in internal and in international armed conflicts and contains general principles of repression such as universal jurisdiction, command responsibility, no impunity on grounds of superior order, no statutory limitation. The Code also contains, in the Special Part, a separate chapter on the repression of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes (Part 13, Chapter 33).