Section 268.5 of the Criminal Code Act 1995 (Cth) is Genocide by Inflicting Destructive Life Conditions and is extracted below.
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268.5 Genocide by deliberately inflicting conditions of life calculated to bring about physical destruction
(1) A person (the perpetrator) commits an offence if:
(a) the perpetrator inflicts certain conditions of life upon one or more persons; and
(b) the person or persons belong to a particular national, ethnical, racial or religious group; and
(c) the perpetrator intends to destroy, in whole or in part, that national, ethnical, racial or religious group, as such; and
(d) the conditions of life are intended to bring about the physical destruction of that group, in whole or in part.
Penalty: Imprisonment for life.
(2) In subsection (1):
conditions of life includes, but is not restricted to, intentional deprivation of resources indispensable for survival, such as deprivation of food or medical services, or systematic expulsion from homes.
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