wilful homicide

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Calque of Italian omicidio volontario, perhaps in part through Maltese omiċidju volontarju.

NounEdit

wilful homicide (plural wilful homicides)

  1. (law, Malta) murder; defined similarly as in English law
    • 2019, Criminal Code of the Republic of Malta (English version), article 211, subarticles 1 and 2
      211. (1) Whosoever shall be guilty of wilful homicide shall be punished with imprisonment for life. (2) A person shall be guilty of wilful homicide if, maliciously, with intent to kill another person or to put the life of such other person in manifest jeopardy, he causes the death of such other person.