Genocide Act, 1973

Amendment of section 13 of Criminal Procedure Act, 1967.

6.Section 13 of the Criminal Procedure Act, 1967 (which relates to the procedure where the accused pleads guilty in the District Court to an indictable offence) is hereby amended by the insertion in subsection (1) after “piracy” of “, genocide”, and accordingly that subsection shall have effect as set out in the Table to this section.


(1) This section applies to all indictable offences except the following—an offence under the Treason Act, 1939 , murder, attempt to murder, conspiracy to murder, piracy, genocide or a grave breach such as is referred to in section 3 (1) (i) of the Geneva Conventions Act, 1962 , including an offence by an accessory before or after the fact.