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Name: Law on Political Crime.
Country: Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2016-05-09
Entry into force:
ISN: IRN-2016-L-105783
Bibliography: Legislation on-line in Persian Legislation on-line in Persian Islamic Consultative Assembly (Majlis), 1395-02-20 (2016-05-09), Islamic Republic of Iran PDF in Persian PDF in Persian (consulted on 2018-01-23)
Abstract/Citation: The law defines the list of acts, actions and behavior that can be considered as political crime (publication of false information, insulting the President, Parliament members, assassination of officials, kidnapping, spying etc).
The law provides, also, the rights of the defendants, among others, detention of the individual not more than fifteen days (unless required by the judge), relatives visits, access the TV, radio and library, etc.

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