Practice Relating to Rule 160. Statutes of Limitation
Under Germany’s Penal Code (1998), genocide and murder are explicitly excluded from the general provisions relative to statutory limitation.
Germany’s Law Introducing the International Crimes Code (2002) provides: “The prosecution of serious criminal offences pursuant to this Act inter alia
, genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes] and the execution of sentences imposed on their account shall not be subject to any statute of limitations.”