|Name:||The Islamic Penal Code (IPC)|
|Country:||Iran, Islamic Republic of|
|Subject(s):||Criminal and penal law|
|Type of legislation:||Law, Act|
|Entry into force:|
|Bibliography:||Islamic Consultative Assembly (Majlis), 1392-02-01 (2013-04-21) Islamic Republic of Iran PDF in Persian (consulted on 2016-12-18)
|Abstract/Citation:||Revised version of Iranís Islamic Penal Code (IPC) adopted in April 2013.
The new Penal Code contains four Books:
Book One - Generalities (preliminary provisions and definitions)
Book Two - Hudud (crimes fixed and severe punishments in Islamic sources)
Book Four - Qisas (retaliation)
Book Five - Diyat (monetary compensation for deaths and bodily injuries).