Criminal Code Act 1995

Schedule - The Criminal Code  

Section 3

CHAPTER 8 - OFFENCES AGAINST HUMANITY AND RELATED OFFENCES  

Division 268 - Genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes and crimes against the administration of the justice of the International Criminal Court  

Subdivision E - Other serious war crimes that are committed in the course of an international armed conflict  

SECTION 268.43   268.43   War crime - improper use of a flag, insignia or uniform of the United Nations  
A person (the perpetrator ) commits an offence if:


(a) the perpetrator uses a flag, insignia or uniform of the United Nations; and


(b) the perpetrator uses the flag, insignia or uniform without the authority of the United Nations; and


(c) the perpetrator knows of, or is reckless as to, the illegal nature of such use of the flag, insignia or uniform; and


(d) the perpetrator ' s conduct results in death or serious personal injury; and


(e) the conduct takes place in the context of, and is associated with, an international armed conflict.

Penalty: Imprisonment for life.


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