Section 268.102 Criminal Code Act | Perjury in International Criminal Court


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Section 268.102 of the Criminal Code Act 1995 (Cth) is Perjury in International Criminal Court and is extracted below.

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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.