The following are some treaties and statutes relevant to the debate on legal liability or responsibility (of the state or government of Canada and/or of specific individuals).
"Special Forum on the Canadian Mission in Afghanistan (February 2010): Selected Treaties and Statutes" (2010). Conferences and Workshops. 6.
International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.pdf (344 kB)
Convention against Torture and Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment.pdf (304 kB)
Third Geneva Convention of 1949 (Prisoners of War).pdf (445 kB)
Fourth Geneva Convention of 1949 (Civilians).pdf (524 kB)
1977 Geneva Conventions Additional Protocol I – International Armed Conflicts.pdf (350 kB)
1977 Geneva Conventions Additional Protocol II – Non-International Armed Conflicts.pdf (299 kB)
Statute of the International Criminal Court.pdf (205 kB)
Criminal Code of Canada-sections 7(3.7) and 269.1 on Torture.pdf (375 kB)
Crimes against Humanity and War Crimes Act (Canada).pdf (229 kB)
Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.pdf (106 kB)
National Defence Act (Canada).pdf (1314 kB)
Geneva Conventions Act (Canada) – first half.pdf (780 kB)
Geneva Conventions Act (Canada) – second half.pdf (1501 kB)