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Name: Genocide Act (Chapter 85) (No.29 of 1969).
Country: Bahamas
Subject(s): General provisions
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1969-12-19
Entry into force:
ISN: BHS-1969-L-78671
Bibliography: Act On-line Act On-line Bahamas Laws On-line, Government of the Bahamas PDF PDF (consulted on 2008-06-23)
Abstract/Citation: Provides that genocide as defined in Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide approved by the General Assembly of the United Nations on 9th December 1948 shall be punishable in the Bahamas by the death penalty or imprisonment.

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