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Name: Act (No. 540 of 2007) amending the Penal Code of Finland (39/1889).
Country: Finland
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2007-05-11
Entry into force:
Published on: Finlands författningssamling, 2007-05-16, No. 539-546, pp. 1700-1702, ISSN: 0787-3182
ISN: FIN-2007-L-79777
Bibliography: Finlands författningssamling, 2007-05-16, No. 539-546, pp. 1700-1702, ISSN: 0787-3182
Abstract/Citation: Amends chapter 34 (offences involving public danger), section 9 a and 13, chapter 35 section 2 (1) of the Act No. 769 of 1990 and chapter 38, section 10 (2) of the Act No. 1118 of 2001. Introduces a new section 9 b to chapter 34.
Introduces a new (3) to chapter 35, section 5 and a new section 8 (offences involving material damage).
Adds a new (2) to chapter 38 (information and communication offences), section 5, and a new (2) to chapter 38 section 6, and a new (2) for chapter 38, section 7.
Introduces new sections 7 a, 7 b, 8 a (modifying the former section 8 a to read as 8 b) and 12 for chapter 38, and a new section 7 for chapter 49 (infringement of certain immaterial rights).
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