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Roble and ors v Seychelles, Judgment, Criminal Appeal SCA 19/2013, ILDC 3283 (SC 2015), 28th August 2015, Seychelles; Court of Appeal

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Whether universal jurisdiction was applicable in Seychelles with regard to the crime of piracy.

Whether courts in Seychelles had the jurisdiction to try a case of piracy which occurred within the territorial waters of another state.

Whether the domestic rules of law were subject to international law in matters regarding piracy before the courts in Seychelles.

Whether resolutions of the United Nations Security Council regarding piracy in Somalia’s territorial waters could confer jurisdiction on the courts in Seychelles to try piracy that occurred within Somalia’s territorial waters.

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