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Geneva Conventions Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. G-3)

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Act current to 2020-12-28 and last amended on 2008-07-18. Previous Versions


  • — 2019, c. 15, s. 57

    • 1990, c. 14, s. 2

      57 Subsection 3(4) of the Geneva Conventions Act is replaced by the following:

      • Consent

        (4) Proceedings with respect to an offence referred to in subsection (1), other than proceedings before a court martial, as defined in subsection 2(1) of the National Defence Act, may only be commenced with the personal consent in writing of the Attorney General of Canada or the Deputy Attorney General of Canada and be conducted by the Attorney General of Canada or by counsel acting on behalf of the Attorney General of Canada.

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