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Title: Control Council Law No. 10, Punishment of Persons Guilty of War Crimes, Crimes Against Peace and Against Humanity
Available From: http://avalon.law.yale.edu/imt/imt10.asp
http://www1.umn.edu/humanrts/instree/ccno10.htm
Conclusion Date: 1945-12-20
Description: The Control Council enacted this law "[i]n order to give effect to the terms of the . . . London Agreement of 8 August 1945, and the Charter issued pursuant thereto and in order to establish a uniform legal basis in Germany for the prosecution of war criminals and other similar offenders, other than those dealt with by the International Military Tribunal." (Control Council Law No. 10, preamble.) The law provided specific definitions for three criminal offenses: Crimes Against Peace, War Crimes, and Crimes Against Humanity.
Legal Citation: 3 Official Gazette Control Council for Germany 50-55 (1946)
EISIL Categories: Home > International Dispute Settlement > Criminal Law > International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg
Home > International Human Rights > War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity, Including Genocide
Home > International Criminal Law > International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg
Home > International Criminal Law > War Crimes & Crimes Against Humanity, Including Genocide
Keywords: crimes
criminal tribunals
Language(s): English
Document Creator: Control Council for Germany
Site Administrator: The Avalon Project at Yale Law School, Lillian Goldman Law Library
william.fray@yale.edu


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