Apart from Hague not actually announcing any change in policy - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Chris Linthwaite
    • 04.11.10 | 17:18 (IST)

    Hague cannot promise to change any law. All he can do is place an amendment bill in front of Parliament. I doubt very much that universal jurisdiction will be taken off the books merely that magistrates will no longer be able to issue the arrests warrants it will be the attourney general who will have that power. If sufficient evjdence is presented the arrest warrant will have to be issued and that is IF the amendments to the law are passed. The nightclub bouncer has achieved nothing merely trying to give the impression that he has.

    from the article: Israel welcomes British promise to change controversial arrest law
    First published 16:27 04.11.10 | Last updated 16:27 04.11.10
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