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

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Act current to 2020-06-17 and last amended on 2008-07-18. Previous Versions

PART IILegal Proceedings in Respect of Protected Persons (continued)

Marginal note:Regulations respecting prisoners of war

 Subject to this Act, the Minister of National Defence may make such regulations as the Minister deems necessary respecting prisoners of war held by the Canadian Forces, including regulations to carry out and give effect to the provisions of the Geneva Convention set out in Schedule III respecting protected prisoners of war.

  • R.S., c. G-3, s. 8


Marginal note:Certificate of Minister of Foreign Affairs

 A certificate issued by or under the authority of the Minister of Foreign Affairs stating that at a certain time a state of war or of international or non-international armed conflict existed between the states named therein or in any state named therein is admissible in evidence in any proceedings for an offence referred to in this Act without proof of the signature or authority of the person appearing to have issued it and is proof of the facts so stated.

  • R.S., 1985, c. G-3, s. 9
  • 1990, c. 14, s. 5
  • 1995, c. 5, s. 25
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