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n Without Prejudice - Criminal prosecution of corporates for human rights violations : the law

Volume 12, Issue 11
  • ISSN : 1681-178X
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Abstract

It has been debated whether the the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court Act (27 of 2002), which outlaws crimes against humanity, genocide and war crimes and establishes the International Criminal Court in the Hague to prosecute these crimes, can be applied against corporations. In addition would a shareholder or director be able to avoid prosecution in South Africa for an International Criminal Court (ICC) crime by hiding behind a corporate structure?

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2012-12-01
2016-12-10

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