'Genocide' in document 'Liechtenstein: Cooperation with the ICC '

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I. General Provisions

Article 3
Competence of the International Criminal Court and International Tribunals
(1) The International Criminal Court, pursuant to the provisions of the Rome Statute relative to the exercise of its jurisdiction, is competent for the prosecution and punishment of persons responsible for crimes within the meaning of articles 5(1) (a) to (c), 6 to 8, and 25 of the Rome Statute (genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes) committed after the entry into force of the Statute (articles 10 to 13 of the Statute).


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.