By Marcus Dysch, March 18, 2010
The Ministry of Justice has published a draft bill aimed at resolving the issue of universal jurisdiction.
A change in the law would make it more difficult for Israeli politicians to be arrested in Britain for alleged war crimes.
It remains unlikely, however, that there will be time to complete the process before the end of the parliamentary term.
The proposal suggests restricting the right to prosecute to the Crown Prosecution Service as being the "most straightforward solution".