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Universal Jurisdiction Legislation

EDM number 509 in 2009-10, proposed by Douglas Carswell on 16/12/2009.
Categorised under the topic of Administration of justice.

That this House believes that current Universal Jurisdiction legislation is detrimental to Britain's foreign diplomatic relations; notes that the current legislation has allowed those with political agendas to exploit the legal system and that the current legislation undermines Britain's reputation as an effective venue for diplomacy; and in this context urges the Government to seek immediately an amendment to UK law, not to stifle meritorious complaints, but to ensure the important role Britain should play in the Middle East Peace Process can continue.

This motion has been signed by a total of 1 MPs.

Douglas Carswell16/12/2009HarwichConservativeProposed

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