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Crime of Aggression
Crimes Against Humanity
Article 20 of the Civil and Criminal Procedure Code of Bhutan states as follows regarding extra-territorial jurisdiction:
"20. The Supreme Court/High Court shall exercise jurisdiction outside Bhutan on the bases of the following principles:
(c) passive personality;
(f) flag jurisdiction; and
International Criminal Court
Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court: Bhutan is not a state party to the Rome Statute of the ICC.
The Constitution of the Kingdom of Bhutan, 2008.
(National Council of Bhutan). [ENG] [Last accessed 15Nov15] [External Link]
Penal Code of Bhutan, 2004.
(United Nations Office on Drugs and Crimes official website). [ENG] [Last accessed 15Nov15] [External Link to pdf file]
The Civil and Criminal Procedure Code of Bhutan, 2004. [ENG]
(Official Website of the Royal Court of Justice of Bhutan). [Last accessed 15Nov15] [External Link to pdf file]
Acts of Bhutan.
Ministry of Information and Communications of Bhutan). [ENG] [Last accessed 15Nov15] [External Link]
Legal Guide to Bhutan. [ENG]
(U.S. Law Library of Congress). [Last accessed 15Nov15] [External Link]
List of International Humanitarian Law Treaties to which Bhutan is a State party. [ENG]
(International Committee of the Red Cross). [ENG] [Last accessed 15Nov15] [External Link]