Section 268.3 Criminal Code Act | Genocide by Killing


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Section 268.3 of the Criminal Code Act 1995 (Cth) is Genocide by Killing and is extracted below.

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The Legislation

268.3  Genocide by killing A person (the perpetrator) commits an offence if:

(a)  the perpetrator causes the death of 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.

Penalty:            Imprisonment for life.

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