The government would look at the way the Rome Statute, which established the International Criminal Court (ICC), was domesticated in SA to explore the option of extending customary diplomatic immunity to visiting heads of state, justice & correctional services minister Ronald Lamola said in parliament on Tuesday.

Lamola noted in reply to questions by members of the justice & correctional services committee that countries such as Britain and the Netherlands had domesticated the Rome Statute in a manner that empowered the executive to exit or to suspend the operations of the statute if it was not in the national interest to implement such a statute...

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