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Original name: Laki rikoslain muuttamisesta.
Name: Act (990/2009) amending the Penal Code of Finland (39/1889).
Country: Finland
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2009-12-04
Entry into force:
ISN: FIN-2009-L-87633
Bibliography: Acts online in Finnish and Swedish Acts online in Finnish and Swedish FINLEX, Ministry of Justice, Finland PDF in Finnish PDF in Finnish (consulted on 2011-08-24)
Abstract/Citation: Amends chapter 2 section 7 (1), chapter 2c section 11 (1) p. 1, chapter 15 section 10 (1), chapter 40 section 9 (1) and chapter 45 section 1 (1) respecting war crimes, crimes against humanity, failure to report felony, violation of official duty and crimes in duty. Chapter 2 section 7 (1) and chapter 40 section 9 (1) as amended by Act 604/2002, chapter 2c section 11 (1) p. 1 and chapter 15 section 10 (a) as amended by Act 212/2008, chapter 45, section 1 (1) as amended by Act 559/2000.

Introduces to chapter 11 a new section 9a (torture) and to chapter 40 a new section 13 (reference provisions).
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