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Part B Crimes, 11 General Principles of Transnational Crimes and Punishments

From: An Introduction to Transnational Criminal Law

Neil Boister

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From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 25 September 2020

Subject(s):
Organized crime — International crimes — Terrorism
The development of the suppression conventions is in part about criminalization—in the sense of coming to a consensus about kinds of transnational or potentially transnational conduct to criminalize. It appears to follow that the precise scope of an offence enacted under a convention obligation will depends on two variables: While the suppression conventions convey the substance of a criminal law norm into national law, they are normally considered to have little impact on the particular constraints placed on the application of that norm by the general part of...
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