Act of Indemnity

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In legal terms, an Act of Indemnity is a statute passed to protect people who have committed some illegal act which would otherwise cause them to be subjected to legal penalties.

Act of Indemnity may also refer to:

England and Great Britain[edit]

Bangladesh[edit]

  • Indemnity Act, Bangladesh, which gave immunity from legal action to the persons involved in the assassination of president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

South Africa[edit]

  • Indemnity Act, 1961, which gave immunity to the government in relation to the Sharpeville massacre
  • Indemnity Act, 1977, which gave immunity to the government in relation to the Soweto uprising