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MIGRATION REGULATIONS 1994 - REG 2.03B

Protection visas--international instruments

                   For paragraph 5H(2)(a) and subparagraph 36(2C)(a)(i) of the Act, each international instrument that defines a crime against peace, a war crime or a crime against humanity is prescribed.

Examples of Instruments that may define crimes against peace, war crimes or crimes against humanity

1    Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, done at Rome on 17 July 1998.

2    Agreement for the Prosecution and Punishment of the Major War Criminals of the European Axis, signed at London on 8 August 1945.

3    Charter of the International Military Tribunal, signed at London on 8 August 1945.

4    Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, approved in New York on 9 December 1948.

5    The First Convention within the meaning of the Geneva Conventions Act 1957 .

6    The Second Convention within the meaning of the Geneva Conventions Act 1957 .

7    The Third Convention within the meaning of the Geneva Conventions Act 1957 .

8    The Fourth Convention within the meaning of the Geneva Conventions Act 1957 .

9    Protocol I within the meaning of the Geneva Conventions Act 1957 .

10  Protocol Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, and relating to the Protection of Victims of Non-International Armed Conflicts (Protocol II), done at Geneva on 8 June 1977.

11  Statute of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, adopted by the United Nations Security Council on 25 May 1993.

12  Statute of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Genocide and Other Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of Rwanda and Rwandan Citizens Responsible for Genocide and Other Such Violations Committed in the Territory of Neighbouring States, between 1 January 1994 and 31 December 1994; adopted by the United Nations Security Council on 8 November 1994.



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