Mercenary Activities (Prohibition) Act 2004

Mercenary taking part in hostilities or concerted act of violence

12 Mercenary taking part in hostilities or concerted act of violence
  • (1) Every person commits an offence, and is liable on conviction to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 14 years, who, being a mercenary of the kind described in section 5(1)(a), intentionally takes part directly in hostilities in an armed conflict.

    (2) Every person commits an offence, and is liable on conviction to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 14 years, who, being a mercenary of the kind described in section 5(1)(b), intentionally takes part directly in a concerted act of violence.

    Section 12(1): amended, on 1 July 2013, by section 413 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (2011 No 81).

    Section 12(2): amended, on 1 July 2013, by section 413 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (2011 No 81).