Whoever permanently deprives another
of the use of the whole or any part
of any member, organ or sense shall
be punished with imprisonment for
from ten to twenty years.
Whoever by any means carries out
any Female Genital Mutilation by
removing the clitoris, prepuce or
labia minora of any girl or woman
shall be punished as described in
sub-section 1 above.
Whoever aids or facilitates the
performance by another of any Female
Genital Mutilation on any female,
or directly or indirectly derives
any profit therefrom shall be punished
with imprisonment of from six months
to one year and with a fine of from
fifty thousand (50.000) Frs. to
one hundred thousand (100.000)Frs.
The penalties under this section
shall be doubled where:
The offender engages habitually
in Female Genital Mutilation.
The victim of the offence is a minor.
The offender practices the profession
of medicine or an allied profession
unless the said Female Genital Mutilation
was carried out for justified medical
The Female Genital Mutilation was
carried out on the victim by force
or with knowledge and consent of