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 J - Crimes against the administration of the justice of the International Criminal Court  

SECTION 268.102   Perjury  

(1)  
A person commits the offence of perjury if:


(a) the person makes a sworn statement in or for the purposes of a proceeding before the International Criminal Court; and


(b) the statement is false.

Penalty: Imprisonment for 10 years.

(2)  
A person who is an interpreter commits the offence of perjury if:


(a) the person, by a sworn statement, gives an interpretation of a statement or other thing in or for the purposes of a proceeding before the International Criminal Court; and


(b) the interpretation is false or misleading.

Penalty: Imprisonment for 10 years.




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