'Genocide' in document 'Hungary - Criminal Code'

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Chapter XI
Crimes Against Humanity

Title I
Crimes Against Peace


Section 155

(1) The person who - with the aim of the total or partial extermination of a national, ethnic, racial or religious group -

a) kills the members of the group,
b) causes serious bodily or mental injury to the members of the group because they belong to the group,
c) constrains the group into such conditions of life which menace the group or certain members thereof with death,
d) takes such a measure which is aimed at the impediment of births within the group,
e) displaces the children belonging to the group into another group
commits a felony and shall be punishable with imprisonment from ten to fifteen years or life imprisonment.

(2) The person who commits preparation for genocide, shall be punishable for a felony with imprisonment from two years to eight years.


Article 5
Crimes within the jurisdiction of the Court
1. The jurisdiction of the Court shall be limited to the most serious crimes of concern to the
international community as a whole. The Court has jurisdiction in accordance with this Statute
with respect to the following crimes:
(a) The crime of genocide

Article 6
For the purpose of this Statute, "genocide" means any of the following acts committed with
intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group, as such:
(a) Killing members of the group;
(b) Causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group;
(c) Deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to bring about its
physical destruction in whole or in part;
(d) Imposing measures intended to prevent births within the group;
(e) Forcibly transferring children of the group to another group.