Migration and Home Affairs

Acts of terrorism

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Z

Intentional acts that, given their nature or context, may seriously damage a country or an international organisation where committed with the aim of seriously intimidating a population, or unduly compelling a government or international organisation to perform or abstain from performing any act, or seriously destabilising or destroying the fundamental political, constitutional, economic or social structures of a country or an international organisation:

  • attacks upon a person’s life which may cause death,
  • attacks upon the physical integrity of a person,
  • kidnapping or hostage taking,
  • causing extensive destruction to a Government or public facility, a transport system, an infrastructure facility, including an information system, a fixed platform located on the continental shelf, a public place or private property likely to endanger human life or result in major economic loss,
  • seizure of aircraft, ships or other means of public or goods transport,
  • manufacture, possession, acquisition, transport, supply or use of weapons, explosives or of nuclear, biological or chemical weapons, as well as research into, and development of, biological and chemical weapons,
  • release of dangerous substances, or causing fires, floods or explosions the effect of which is to endanger human life,
  • interfering with or disrupting the supply of water, power or any other fundamental natural resource the effect of which is to endanger human life,
  • threatening to commit any of the acts listed above.