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Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, 9 December 1948.
With reference to article VI, the Government of His Majesty the King considers that Moroccan courts and tribunals alone have jurisdiction with respect to acts of genocide committed within the territory of the Kingdom of Morocco.
The competence of international courts may be admitted exceptionally in cases with respect to which the Moroccan Government has given its specific agreement.
With reference to article IX, the Moroccan Government states that no dispute relating to the interpretation, application or fulfilment of the present Convention can be brought before the International Court of Justice, without the prior agreement of the parties to the dispute.
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