Section 106. War crimes committed using prohibited methods of warfare

Any person is liable to punishment for a war crime who in connection with an armed conflict
  1. a.
    directs an attack against the civilian population in general or individual civilians who are not participating in the hostilities,
  2. b.
    uses starvation of civilians as a method of warfare by taking, withholding or refusing access to food or objects essential for their survival, or hindering relief supplies in violation of international law,
  3. c.
    implements an attack in the knowledge that such an attack will cause loss of civilian life, injury to civilians, damage to civilian objects or damage to the natural environment that would be excessive relative to the specific and immediate overall military benefit that is anticipated,
  4. d.
    uses the presence of a protected person to preclude certain locations, areas or armed forces from being subject to military operations,
  5. e.
    directs an attack against cities, towns, locations, settlements or buildings that are undefended and do not constitute military targets, or against demilitarised zones,
  6. f.
    directs an attack against buildings devoted to religion, education, art, science or charitable purposes, against historic monuments, cultural monuments, hospitals or gathering places for sick and wounded persons or against other civilian objects that are not military targets,
  7. g.
    leads a person to believe that he/she is entitled to protection or has a duty to afford protection under international law and with the intention of betraying the resulting trust kills or wounds a person who is a citizen of the opposing party or a member of the opposing party's armed forces, or
  8. h.
    declares or threatens that no quarter will be given.
The penalty for a war crime involving the use of prohibited methods of warfare is imprisonment for a term not exceeding 15 years, or up to 30 years if the crime involves the intentional killing of a civilian or other protected person, or otherwise if the crime is aggravated, see section 103, fourth paragraph, second sentence.