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Part D Institutions, Implementation, and Compliance, 21 Implementation and Compliance

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: 21 October 2020

Subject(s):
International crimes — Organized crime — Pacta sunt servanda
The goal of transnational criminal law is the suppression of crime. Achieving this goal requires effective implementation of the rules in the suppression conventions—both substantive and procedural—in national law and effective compliance with these rules.1 Neither step is assured. Some states may (for any one of a range of reasons) not implement the law at all. Some may implement ‘paper law’ but not comply, permitting criminals to enjoy de facto impunity. This chapter reviews implementation and compliance very briefly then turns to mechanisms for reviewing,...
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