Laws of Bangladesh

The International Crimes (Tribunals) Act, 1973

( ACT NO. XIX OF 1973 )

Official position, etc. not to free an accused from responsibility for any crime
5. (1) The official position, at any time, of an accused shall not be considered freeing him from responsibility or mitigating punishment.
(2) The fact that the accused acted pursuant to his domestic law or to order of his Government or of a superior shall not free him from responsibility, but may be considered in mitigation of punishment if the Tribunal deems that justice so requires.

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