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 G - War crimes that are other serious violations of the laws and customs applicable in an armed conflict that is not an international armed conflict  

SECTION 268.81   268.81   War crime - pillaging  
A person (the perpetrator ) commits an offence if:


(a) the perpetrator appropriates certain property; and


(b) the perpetrator intends to deprive the owner of the property and to appropriate it for private or personal use; and


(c) the appropriation is without the consent of the owner; and


(d) the perpetrator ' s conduct takes place in the context of, and is associated with, an armed conflict that is not an international armed conflict.

Penalty: Imprisonment for 20 years.


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