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Name: Iraqi Penal Code (Law No. 111 of 1969)
Country: Iraq
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1969
Entry into force:
Published on: Unofficial English translation, 43 p.
ISN: IRQ-1969-L-57206
Bibliography: Unofficial English translation, 43 p.
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Abstract/Citation: Establishes the criminal code of Iraq. Part One sets basic penalties for offences. These are death, life imprisonment, imprisonment for specific periods, penal servitude, detention, fines, confinement to a centre for young offenders and confinement to a reformatory. Book Two governs crimes injurious to the public interest. Chapter One establishes crimes against the external security of the state and sets penalties for each crime. Chapter Two sets offences against internal security. Chapter Three governs crimes against authority. Part One regulates crimes affecting constituted bodies. Part Five governs crimes affecting the national economy or the financial standing of the state. Chapter Six prohibits public servants form accepting bribes. Part Eight prohibits begging.
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