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DjTj Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Dec-01-04 12:57 PM
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16. The law says:
Article 1, Part 1, Section 1 states: "This Act shall apply to all criminal offenses against international law designated under this Act, to serious criminal offences designated therein even when the offence was committed abroad and bears no relation to Germany.

Also, in Germany, the prosecutor is under a duty to determine if an investigation and indictments are warranted; if he fails to do so, the complainants can appeal to the court.

...perhaps it's not as cut and dry as you think?
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     - The law says:  DjTj   Dec-01-04 12:57 PM   #16 
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