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Section 268.60 Criminal Code Act
International War Crime Sexual Slavery

Section 268.60 of the Criminal Code Act 1995 (Cth) is International War Crime Sexual Slavery and is extracted below.

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268.60  War crime—sexual slavery

(1)  A person (the perpetrator) commits an offence if:

(a)  the perpetrator causes another person to enter into or remain in sexual slavery; and

(b)  the perpetrator intends to cause, or is reckless as to causing, that sexual slavery; and

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

Penalty:  Imprisonment for 25 years.

(2)  For the purposes of this section, sexual slavery is the condition of a person who provides sexual services and who, because of the use of force or threats:

(a)  is not free to cease providing sexual services; or

(b)  is not free to leave the place or area where the person provides sexual services.

(3)  In this section:

sexual service means the use or display of the body of the person providing the service for the sexual gratification of others.

threat means:

(a)  a threat of force; or

(b)  a threat to cause a person’s deportation; or

(c)  a threat of any other detrimental action unless there are reasonable grounds for the threat of that action in connection with the provision of sexual services by a person.

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