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 H - War crimes that are grave breaches of Protocol I to the Geneva Conventions  

SECTION 268.98   268.98   War crime - attacking undefended places or demilitarized zones  
A person (the perpetrator ) commits an offence if:


(a) the perpetrator attacks one or more towns, villages, dwellings, buildings or demilitarized zones; and


(b) the towns, villages, dwellings or buildings are open for unresisted occupation; and


(c) the attack results in death or serious injury to body or health; and


(d) the perpetrator ' s conduct takes place in the context of, and is associated with, an international armed conflict.

Penalty: Imprisonment for life.




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