Section 268.52 Criminal Code Act | International War Crime Denying Enemy Rights


Section 268.52 of the Criminal Code Act 1995 (Cth) is International War Crime Denying Enemy Rights and is extracted below.

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The Legislation

268.52  War crime—depriving nationals of the adverse power of rights or actions

A person (the perpetrator) commits an offence if:

(a)  the perpetrator effects the abolition, suspension or termination of admissibility in a court of law of certain rights or actions; and

(b)  the abolition, suspension or termination is directed at the nationals of an adverse party; and

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

Penalty:            Imprisonment for 10 years.