HC Deb 20 December 1990 vol 183 c278W
Mr. Ernie Ross

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will propose to the United Nations Security Council a draft resolution reminding all states party to the Geneva convention of their legal duty to prosecute in the case of prima facie evidence of grave breaches of the Geneva convention by persons of any nationality.

Mr. Lennox-Boyd

States party to the Geneva conventions are well aware of their legal duties since they have an obligation to ensure that grave breaches of the conventions are an offence under their national legislation.

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