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Military Criminal Code, 1970
Bundesgesetz vom 30. Oktober 1970 über besondere strafrechtliche Bestimmungen für Soldaten (Militärstrafgesetz - MilStG.)

Amended several times, including by BGBl. Nr. 511/1974, BGBl. Nr. 605/1987, BGBl. I Nr. 30/1998 and BGBl. I Nr. 86/2000.
Bundesgesetzblatt für die Republik Österreich Jg. 1970, 88. Stück, Nr. 344, 3. Dezember 1970, p. 1809-1816, (last accessed on 24.04.2012)

Article 3 of Austria's Military Penal Code provides for the criminal responsibility of soldiers acting under orders. Article 17 states the situations in which non-compliance with military orders may not be punished, e.g. when the act ordered constitutes a violation of human dignity.

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