Criminal Code Act 1995

Schedule - The Criminal Code  

Section 3

CHAPTER 4 - THE INTEGRITY AND SECURITY OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY AND FOREIGN GOVERNMENTS  

Division 71 - Offences against United Nations and associated personnel  

SECTION 71.21   Ministerial certificates relating to proceedings  

(1)  


The Foreign Affairs Minister may issue a certificate stating any of the following matters:


(a) the Convention entered into force for Australia on a specified day;


(b) the Convention remains in force for Australia or any other State Party on a specified day;


(c) a matter relevant to the establishment of jurisdiction by a State Party under paragraph 1 or 2 of article 10 of the Convention;


(d) a matter relevant to whether a person is or was a UN or associated person;


(e) a matter relevant to whether an operation is or was a UN operation.

(2)  


The Immigration Minister may issue a certificate stating that:


(a) a person is or was an Australian citizen at a particular time; or


(b) a person is or was a stateless person whose habitual residence is or was in Australia.

(3)  
In any proceedings, a certificate under this section is prima facie evidence of the matters in the certificate.




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