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  1. Argentina - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Ley núm. 27384, de 13 de septiembre de 2017, que modifica el Código Procesal Penal de la Nación - Boletín Oficial

    Adoption: 2017-09-13 | Date of entry into force: 2017-10-03 | ARG-2017-L-105849

    La ley citada introduce diversas modificaciones en el Código Procesal Penal de la Nación. Así, modifica el artículo 23, relativo a la Competencia e integración de la Cámara Nacional de Casación en lo Criminal y Correccional de la Capital Federal; incorpora el artículo 24 bis a dicho Código, en el que se hace referencia a la integración de la Cámara de Apelación; modifica el artículo 30 bis, sobre la competencia e integración de la Cámara Federal de Casación Penal; e incorpora el artículo 31 bis, referido a la integración de la Cámara Federal de Apelación.

  2. Guyana - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (Amendment) Act (Act No. 21 of 2017). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-08-04 | GUY-2017-L-105461

  3. Uruguay - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Ley núm. 19510, de 5 de Julio de 2017, que prorroga hasta el 1º de noviembre de 2017 la entrada en vigencia del Código del Proceso Penal - Parlamento del Uruguay

    Adoption: 2017-07-05 | Date of entry into force: 2017-07-19 | URY-2017-L-105269

    La ley citada modifica el artículo 403 de la Ley núm. 19293, de 19 de diciembre de 2014, Código del Proceso Penal, en la redacción dada por el artículo 7º de la Ley núm. 19436, de 23 de setiembre de 2016, prorrogando la entrada en vigencia de dicho Código hasta el 1º de noviembre de 2017.

  4. Monaco - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Loi n° 1.449 du 4 juillet 2017 portant diverses mesures relatives à la procédure pénale. - Loi

    Adoption: 2017-07-04 | MCO-2017-L-104746

  5. Australia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Criminal Code Amendment (Protecting Minors Online) Act 2017 (No. 50, 2017). - Legislation online

    Adoption: 2017-06-22 | AUS-2017-L-105253

  6. Australia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Enhancing Online Safety for Children Amendment Act 2017 (No. 51, 2017). - Legislation online

    Adoption: 2017-06-22 | AUS-2017-L-105254

  7. Mali - Criminal and penal law - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Décret n° 2017-0467/P-RM du 12 juin 2017 portant Code de déontologie des fonctionnaires du cadre de la surveillance des Services pénitentiaires et de l'Education surveillée. - Journal officiel

    Adoption: 2017-06-12 | MLI-2017-R-104699

  8. Mali - Criminal and penal law - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Décret n° 2017-0468/P-RM du 12 juin 2017 fixant les modalités d'application de la loi n° 2016-031 du 7 juillet 2016 portant statut des fonctionnaires du cadre de la surveillance des Services pénitentiaires et de l'Education surveillée. - Journal officiel

    Adoption: 2017-06-12 | MLI-2017-R-104700

  9. Pakistan - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    National Counter Terrorism Authority (Amendment) Act, 2017 (Act No.XXVI of 2017). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-06-05 | PAK-2017-L-104939

  10. Pakistan - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Witness Protection, Security and Benefit Act, 2017 (Act No.XXI of 2017). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-06-05 | PAK-2017-L-104940

  11. Afghanistan - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Penal Code, 2017. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-05-15 | AFG-2017-L-105003

    The Gazette announces that the final text of the Penal Code will be published soon. The revised Penal Code contains provisions on crimes against humanity, war crimes, human trafficking, sexual harassment and prohibition of the practice of Bacha bazi.

  12. Rwanda - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Loi n° 19bis/2017 du 28 avril 2017 modifiant et complétant la loi n° 34/2010 du 12 novembre 2010 portant création, fonctionnement et organisation du Service correctionnel du Rwanda (RCS). - Official gazettes

    Adoption: 2017-04-28 | Date of entry into force: 2017-05-15 | RWA-2017-L-104685

    Egalement disponible en anglais et en rwandais.

  13. United Kingdom - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence (Ratification of Convention) Act 2017 (c. 18). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-04-27 | GBR-2017-L-104512

    An Act to make provision in connection with the ratification by the United Kingdom of the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (the Istanbul Convention).

  14. Bahamas - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Criminal Procedure Code (Amendment) Act, 2017 (No. 3 of 2017). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-03-31 | BHS-2017-L-104824

  15. El Salvador - Criminal and penal law - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decreto núm. 638, de 31 de marzo de 2017, que introduce reformas al Código Penal - Asamblea Legislativa

    Adoption: 2017-03-31 | Date of entry into force: 2017-04-12 | SLV-2017-R-105559

    El citado decreto introduce modificaciones en el Código Penal. En tal sentido, reforma el art. 367-A, estableciendo penas para quien por sí o por medio de otra, intentare introducir o introduzca extranjeros al territorio nacional, los albergue, transporte, guíe o realice actos de promoción, con el propósito de evadir los controles migratorios del país u otros países, y para quien realice actos de promoción, albergue, transporte o guíe personas nacionales, con la finalidad de evadir los controles migratorios del país o de otros países. Asimismo, establece sanciones para la persona o personas que con documentos públicos o auténticos de identidad o de viaje falsos, hicieren salir del país a nacionales o extranjeros o cuyo titular sea otra persona.

  16. Belize - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Criminal Code (Amendment) Act, 2017 (No. 22 of 2017). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-03-29 | BLZ-2017-L-104849

    AN ACT to amend the Criminal Code, Chapter 101 of the Substantive Laws of Belize, Revised Edition 2011, to make provision for, among other things, the specification of a minimum term of years, which an offender sentenced to life imprisonment for murder shall serve before the offender can become eligible to be released on parole, incorporating the option of summary trial for the offences of arson and escape; and to provide for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

  17. Algeria - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Loi n° 17-07 du 27 mars 2017 modifiant et complétant l'ordonnance n° 66-155 du 8 juin 1966 portant Code de procédure pénale. - JO du 29 mars 2017

    Adoption: 2017-03-27 | Date of entry into force: 2017-09-29 | DZA-2017-L-104058

    Contient diverses modifications.

  18. Ireland - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2017 (No. 2 of 2017). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-02-22 | IRL-2017-L-104426

    An Act to give effect to Directive No. 2011/93/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 December 20111 on combating the sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children and child pornography, and replacing Council Framework Decision 2004/68/JHA, for that purpose to amend certain enactments; to amend the Punishment of Incest Act 1908 ; to amend the Criminal Evidence Act 1992 ; to repeal certain provisions of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 1993 ; to repeal the Criminal Law (Incest Proceedings) Act 1995 ; to amend the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2006 ; to provide for offences relating to sexual acts with protected persons and relating to payment for sexual activity with prostitutes, offensive conduct of a sexual nature and harassment of victims of sexual offences; and to provide for related matters.

  19. Pakistan - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Criminal Laws (Amendment) Act, 2017 (Act No. IV of 2017). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-02-16 | PAK-2017-L-104947

    Amends the following laws:
    - Pakistan Penal Code (XLV of 1860) - extends penalties for giving false evidence (s. 182), amends section 298 concerning uttering words etc. with deliberate intent to wound religious feelings and section 498B concerning the prohibition of forced marriages;
    - Police Act, I86l (V of 1861) - amends sections 23 (duties of police officers), 29 (penalties for neglect of duty), and 32 (penalty for disobeying orders);
    - Code of Criminal Procedure (Act No. V of 1898) - amends Schedule II concerning penalties for the offences amended in the Penal Code;
    - Qanun-e-Shahadat Order, 1984 (PO No. 10 of 1984) amends article 164 concerning production of evidence using modern devices; and
    - Anti-Terrorism Act, 1997 (No. XXVII of 1997) - adds a new section 11WW establishing the offence of lynching and setting out penalties for those committing the offence.

  20. Pakistan - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    The Code of Criminal Procedure (Sindh Amendment) Act, 2017 (Sindh Act No.IV of 2017). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-02-02 | Date of entry into force: 2017-03-10 | PAK-2017-L-104991

    Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure with respect to its application to the Province of Sindh by inserting a new section 156-C concerning Mandatory DNA Testing in Rape cases and section 156-D concerning preservation of DNA evidence in rape cases.

  21. United Kingdom - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Policing and Crime Act 2017 (c. 3). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-01-31 | GBR-2017-L-104518

    An Act to make provision for collaboration between the emergency services; to make provision about the handling of police complaints and other matters relating to police conduct and to make further provision about the Independent Police Complaints Commission; to make provision for super-complaints about policing; to make provision for the investigation of concerns about policing raised by whistle-blowers; to make provision about police discipline; to make provision about police inspection; to make provision about the powers of police civilian staff and police volunteers; to remove the powers of the police to appoint traffic wardens; to enable provision to be made to alter police ranks; to make provision about the Police Federation; to make provision in connection with the replacement of the Association of Chief Police Officers with the National Police Chiefs’ Council; to make provision about the system for bail after arrest but before charge; to make provision about the retention of biometric material; to make provision to enable greater use of modern technology at police stations; to make other amendments to the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984; to amend the powers of the police under the Mental Health Act 1983; to extend the powers of the police in relation to maritime enforcement; to make provision for cross-border enforcement; to make provision about the powers of the police to require removal of disguises; to make provision about deputy police and crime commissioners and the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime; to make provision to enable changes to the names of police areas; to make provision about the regulation of firearms and pyrotechnic articles; to make provision about the licensing of alcohol; to make provision about the implementation and enforcement of financial sanctions; to amend the Police Act 1996 to make further provision about police collaboration; to make provision about the powers of the National Crime Agency; to make provision for requiring arrested persons to provide details of nationality; to make provision for requiring defendants in criminal proceedings to provide details of nationality and other information; to make provision about the seizure etc of invalid travel documents; to make provision for pardons for convictions etc for certain abolished offences; to make provision to protect the anonymity of victims of forced marriage; to increase the maximum sentences of imprisonment for certain offences of putting people in fear of violence etc; to make provision to combat the sexual exploitation of children and to protect children and vulnerable adults from harm; to make provision about coroners’ duties in respect of deaths in state detention; to make provision about the powers of litter authorities in Scotland; and for connected purposes.

  22. Pakistan - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    The Sindh Prohibition of Corporal Punishment Act, 2016 (Sindh Act No.VII of 2017). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-01-31 | Date of entry into force: 2017-03-15 | PAK-2017-L-104992

    The Act provides that a child, defined as anyone under the age of 18 years old, has the right to be shown respect for his personality and individuality and shall not be made subject to corporal punishment or any other humiliating or degrading treatment.

  23. Pakistan - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police Act, 2017 (Act No. II of 2017). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-01-24 | PAK-2017-L-104974

  24. Tanzania, United Republic of - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Evidence Act, 2016 (Act No.9 of 2016). (Sheria ya Ushahidi, No. 9/2016) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-01-18 | TZA-2017-L-104384

    Repeals the Evidence Decree (Cap. 5) and enacts a new Evidence Act.

  25. Thailand - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Act Combating the Financing of Terrorism and the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction, 2559 [2016]. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-12-29 | THA-2016-L-103606

  26. Argentina - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Ley núm. 27347, de 22 de diciembre de 2016, que modifica el Código Penal - Boletín Oficial

    Adoption: 2016-12-22 | Date of entry into force: 2017-01-14 | ARG-2016-L-104647

    La ley citada modifica el Código Penal. Así, modifica el artículo 84, que trata del delito de homicidio culposo; incorpora el artículo 84 bis, relativo al homicidio culposo producido con un vehículo a motor y sus formas agravadas; modifica el artículo 94, sobre lesiones culposas; incorpora el artículo 94 bis, referido a las lesiones culposas ocasionadas por la conducción de un vehículo con motor y sus formas agravadas; y modifica el artículo 193 bis, cambiando el término "vehículo automotor” por el de “vehículo con motor”, a los efectos de incluir en la figura a las motocicletas y cualquier otro medio de traslado que tenga motor.

  27. Vanuatu - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Penal Code (Amendment) Act 2016 (Act No. 15 of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-12-20 | Date of entry into force: 2017-02-24 | VUT-2016-L-105150

    Amends the Penal Code, inter alia, by inserting a new section 92A entitled "Abduction of a person under 18 years of age" which concerns the sexual exploitation of children under the age of 18 years old.

  28. Mauritius - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Prevention of Terrorism (Amendment) Act 2016 (Act No. 27 of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-12-16 | MUS-2016-L-104041

  29. Dominica - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Sexual Offences (Amendment) Act 2016 (Act 9 of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-12-15 | DMA-2016-L-104938

  30. Jamaica - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Proceeds of Crime (Amendment) Act, 2016 (Act 19 of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-12-14 | JAM-2016-L-104881

  31. Papua New Guinea - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Criminal Code (Amendment) Act 2016 (No. 34 of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-12-13 | PNG-2016-L-105170

  32. Papua New Guinea - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Cybercrime Code Act 2016 (No. 35 of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-12-13 | PNG-2016-L-105171

  33. Thailand - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Criminal Procedure Code Amendment Act (No. 32) BE 2559 [2016]. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-12-10 | THA-2016-L-103604

  34. Bosnia and Herzegovina - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Act of 8 December 2016 to amend and supplement the Act on Offences of Republika Srpska (Official Gazette No. 110/16). (Zakon o izmjenama i dopunama zakona o prekršajima Republike Srpske) - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2016-12-08 | Date of entry into force: 2016-12-29 | BIH-2016-L-104627

    Amends inter alia article 99 on fiscal and financial offences, article 107 on costs of proceedings, article 126 on legal qualifications, article 131 on court procedure, article 235 on fines.

  35. Costa Rica - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Ley núm. 9406, de 30 de noviembre de 2016, que reforma el Código Penal, el Código Familia, la Ley Orgánica del Tribunal Supremo de Elecciones y del Registro Civil, y el Código Civil, para el fortalecimiento de la protección legal de las niñas y las adolescentes mujeres ante situaciones de violencia de género asociadas a relaciones abusivas. - Sistema Costarricense de Información Jurídica

    Adoption: 2016-11-30 | Date of entry into force: 2017-01-13 | CRI-2016-L-105771

    La citada ley reforma los artículos 159 y 161 del Código Penal, fijando las penas para quienes tengan relaciones sexuales o abusen sexualmente de personas menores de edad. Modifica los incisos 4) y 7) del artículo 14 y el artículo 64 del Código de Familia, a efectos de disponer la nulidad del matrimonio de una persona menor de 18 años, y el artículo 158, que trata de la suspensión de la patria potestad. Reforma el artículo 89 de la Ley núm. 3504, Ley Orgánica del Tribunal Supremo de Elecciones (TSE) y del Registro Civil, imponiendo a todo costarricense de uno u otro sexo, mayor de dieciocho años, la obligación ineludible de adquirir su cédula de identidad. Finalmente, deroga los incisos 1) y 3) del artículo 16, los artículos 21, 22, el inciso 2) del artículo 28 y los artículos 36 y 38 de la Ley núm. 5476, Código de Familia, de 21 de diciembre de 1973, y sus reformas, así como el inciso 1) del artículo 39 de la Ley núm. 63, Código Civil, de 28 de setiembre de 1887, y sus reformas.

  36. Serbia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Act of 23 November 2016 to supplement the Penal Code (Official Gazette No. 94/16). (Zakon o izmenama i dopunama krivicnog zakonika) - Parliament website

    Adoption: 2016-11-23 | SRB-2016-L-104633

    Amends inter alia article 121 on female genital mutilation, article 185 on child abuse, article 187 on forced marriage, articles 223 and 224 on economic crime, articles 225 and 226 on tax evasion, article 228 on illegal privatization, article 230 on bribes, article 236 on smuggling, article 245 on money laundering.

  37. Senegal - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Loi n° 2016-29 du 8 novembre 2016 modifiant la loi n° 65-60 du 21 juillet 1965 portant Code pénal. - Loi

    Adoption: 2016-11-08 | SEN-2016-L-103795

  38. Senegal - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Loi n° 2016-30 du 8 novembre 2016 modifiant la loi n° 65-61 du 21 juillet 1965 portant Code de procèdure pénale. - Loi

    Adoption: 2016-11-08 | SEN-2016-L-103796

  39. Germany - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Fiftieth law to amend the Penal Code - Improving the protection of sexual self-determination. (Fünfzigstes Gesetz zur Änderung des Strafgesetzbuches - Verbesserung des Schutzes der sexuellen Selbstbestimmung) - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 2016-11-04 | Date of entry into force: 2016-11-10 | DEU-2016-L-104015

    Sexual coercion and rape are punishable according to § 177 of the Penal Code (StGB) (is a crime with a minimum of one year penalty).
    Article 1. Amendment to the Penal Code
    Article 2. Further amendments
    Article 3. Entry into force.

  40. Argentina - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Ley núm. 27304, de 19 de octubre de 2016, que modifica el Código Penal - Boletín Oficial

    Adoption: 2016-10-19 | Date of entry into force: 2016-11-10 | ARG-2016-L-104246

    La ley citada modifica el Código Penal. Sustituye el artículo 41 ter, permitiendo reducir las escalas penales respecto de los partícipes o autores por algún delito de los que especifica, cuando durante la sustanciación del proceso del que sean parte brinden información o datos precisos, comprobables y verosímiles. Establece los criterios para aplicar este beneficio, los requisitos formales para la celebración del Acuerdo de Colaboración y los procedimientos del Acuerdo. Incorpora el artículo 276 bis, estableciendo una pena para el arrepentido que proporcionare maliciosamente información falsa o datos inexactos. Deroga el artículo 29 ter de la ley núm. 23737, la ley núm. 25241 y el artículo 31 de la ley núm. 25246.

  41. Sri Lanka - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Act (No. 18 of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-10-17 | LKA-2016-L-103445

  42. Iraq - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Law No. 31 of 2016 on Anti-Terrorism Agency. - Legislation Online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2016-10-17 | Date of entry into force: 2016-10-17 | IRQ-2016-L-105390

    Chapter I: Establishment and the Law Objectives.
    Chapter II: The Head of the Anti-Terrorist Agency.
    Chapter III: The Anti-Terrorist Agency Formation.
    Chapter IV: Information Circulation.
    Chapter V: Financial Information.
    Chapter VI: General and Final Provisions.

  43. Brazil - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Ley núm. 13.344, de 6 de octubre de 2016, que establece normas sobre la prevención y represión del tráfico interno e internacional de personas y sobre medidas de atención a las víctimas; modifica la Ley núm. 6815, el Decreto-Ley núm. 3689 (Código de Procedimiento Penal) y el Decreto-Ley núm. 2848 (Código Penal) (Lei nº 13.344, de 6 de outubro de 2016, que dispõe sobre prevenção e repressão ao tráfico interno e internacional de pessoas e sobre medidas de atenção às vítimas; altera a Lei no 6.815, de 19 de agosto de 1980, o Decreto-Lei no 3.689, de 3 de outubro de 1941 (Código de Processo Penal), e o Decreto-Lei no 2.848, de 7 de dezembro de 1940 (Código Penal); e revoga dispositivos do Decreto-Lei no 2.848, de 7 de dezembro de 1940 (Código Penal)) - Presidência da República

    Adoption: 2016-10-06 | Date of entry into force: 2016-11-21 | BRA-2016-L-104282

    La ley citada establece normas sobre la prevención y represión al tráfico interno e internacional de personas y sobre medidas de atención a las víctimas; modifica la Ley núm. 6815, de 19 de agosto de 1980, el Decreto-Ley núm. 3689, de 3 de octubre de 1941 (Código de Procedimiento Penal), y el Decreto-Ley núm. 2848, del 7 de diciembre de 1940 (Código Penal). La ley se estructura de la siguiente manera:
    - CAPÍTULO I: De los principios y directrices
    - CAPÍTULO II: De la prevención del tráfico de personas
    - CAPÍTULO III: De la represión del tráfico de personas
    - CAPÍTULO IV: De la protección y asistencia a las víctimas
    - CAPÍTULO V: Disposiciones procesales
    - CAPÍTULO VI: De las campañas relacionadas con la represión del tráfico de personas
    - CAPÍTULO VII: Disposiciones finales.

  44. Uruguay - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Ley núm. 19436, de 23 de septiembre de 2016, que modifica la Ley 19293, Código del Proceso Penal - Dirección Nacional de Impresiones y Publicaciones Oficiales

    Adoption: 2016-09-23 | Date of entry into force: 2017-07-16 | URY-2016-L-105271

    La ley citada modifica el Código del Proceso Penal. En tal sentido, incorpora al artículo 266 los numerales 266.5 y 266.6, relativos a la audiencia de formalización; sustituye los artículos 79.4, 97, 127, 160, 166, 224, 266.1, 268 a 270 y 271.2; Sustituye el Título II del Libro II "Del Proceso Abreviado"; sustituye los artículos 274 y 275 del Título III del Libro II “Del Proceso en Materia de Faltas”; incorpora el Libro VI "Vías Alternativas de Resolución del Conflicto"; y sustituye el Título III “Derogaciones, Observancia del Código y Disposiciones Transitorias".

  45. Singapore - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Administration of Justice (Protection) Act 2016 (No.19 of 2016). - Singapore Statutes On-line

    Adoption: 2016-09-22 | SGP-2016-L-103723

    An Act to state and consolidate the law of contempt of court for the protection of the administration of justice, to define the powers of certain courts in punishing contempt of court and to regulate their procedure in relation thereto; and to make consequential amendments to certain other Acts.
    Repeals all defences at common law to contempt of court that are not contained in this Act.

  46. New Zealand - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Child Protection (Child Sex Offender Government Agency Registration) Act 2016 (2016 No 42). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-09-14 | NZL-2016-L-103736

    The purpose of this Act is to establish a Child Sex Offender Register that will reduce sexual reoffending against child victims, and the risk posed by serious child sex offenders, by—
    (a) providing government agencies with the information needed to monitor child sex offenders in the community, including after the completion of the sentence; and
    (b) providing up-to-date information that assists the Police to more rapidly resolve cases of child sexual offending.

  47. Australia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Youth Justice Administration Act 2016 (No. 6 of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-09-08 | AUS-2016-L-105375

    An Act to provide for the establishment and management of training centres and community based supervision services; to make related or consequential amendments to various other Acts; and for other purposes.

  48. Madagascar - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Loi n° 2016-017 du 22 août 2016 modifiant et complétant certaines dispositions du Code de procédure pénale malagasy. - Loi

    Adoption: 2016-08-22 | MDG-2016-L-105026

  49. Oman - Criminal and penal law - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Sultanate Decree No. 41 of 2016 Approves the Accession of Sultanate of Oman to the Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2016-08-21 | Date of entry into force: 2016-08-18 | OMN-2016-R-104031

    Approves the Accession of Sultanate of Oman to the Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions.

  50. Pakistan - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act, 2016 (Act No.XL of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-08-19 | PAK-2016-L-104952

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