Criminal offences eligible for the death penalty

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• unleashing or prosecution of aggressive war (p.2 art. 122 of the Criminal Code)

• homicide of a foreign representative or an international organization representative for the purpose of provoking international complications or war (p.2 art.124 of the Criminal Code)

• international terrorism (art. 126 of the Criminal Code)

• genocide (art. 127 of the Criminal Code)

• offences against the security of mankind (deportation, illegal detention, enslavement, mass or systematic executions out of court, kidnapping followed by the disappearance of people, tortures and acts of cruelty, committed in connection with the racial origin, nationality, ethnicity, political convictions and religion of the civil population (art. 128 of the Criminal Code)

• use of weapons of mass destruction (art.128 of the Criminal Code)

• intentional homicide of persons, who handed in their weapons, or defenseless persons, wounded persons, sick persons, shipwrecked persons, medical, sanitary or ecclesiastical staff, prisoners of war, civilians on the occupied territory or in the combat area, other internationally protected persons during the military operations (p.3 art.135 of the Criminal Code)

• homicide of two or more persons; person known to be under 18 years of age, aged or helpless; woman known to be pregnant; associated with kidnapping or seizure of a hostage; committed in a generally dangerous manner; committed in a most brutal way; associated with the rape or sexual battery; for the purpose of hiding other crime or facilitating its commission; for the purpose of obtaining transplant or using parts of a corpse; person or his relatives because of carrying out his official activities or public duty; person or his relatives for the refusal of this person to participate in committing the crime; for lucrative purposes or for hire or associated with robbery, racket or banditry; of hooliganism; committed on basis of religious, racial, political hostility or discord; committed by a group of persons; committed by a person, who has committed murder before, with the exception of killing by the mother of her newly born child, reckless homicide, exceeding the limits of the necessary defense, exceeding the measures aimed at the detention of the person that has committed homicide, and heat of passion homicide (p.2 art. 139 of the Criminal Code)

• terrorism, associated with homicide or committed by the organized group (p.3 art.289 of the Criminal Code)

• state treason, associated with homicide (p.2 art. 356 of the Criminal Code)

• unconstitutional seizure or retention of power, that entailed the death of people or associated with murder (p.2 art.360 of the Criminal Code)

• act of terrorism (art.359 of the Criminal Code)

• act of sabotage, that was performed by the organized group or entailed the death of people or other grave consequences (p.2 art.360 of the Criminal Code)

• homicide of a policeman (art.362 of the Criminal Code)