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

    Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Decree 2014 (No. 12 of 2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-04-01 | FJI-2014-L-98624

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

    Proceeds of Crime (Amendment) Decree 2012 (Decree No. 61 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-09-14 | FJI-2012-L-95508

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

    Crimes (Amendment) Decree 2010 (No. 11 of 2010). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-02-09 | FJI-2010-L-89987

    Makes a couple of minor amendments to the indexing of sections.

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

    Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Decree 2010 (No. 12 of 2010). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-02-09 | FJI-2010-L-89988

    Makes minor amendments to the indexing within sections.

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

    Crimes Decree 2009 (No. 44 of 2009).

    Adoption: 2009-11-05 | FJI-2009-L-86223

    CHAPTER I - GENERAL PROVISIONS
    Part 1 - Preliminary
    Part 2 - Interpretation of Crimes
    Part 3 - Territorial Application of the Criminal Laws

    CHAPTER II - GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF CRIMINAL RESPONSIBILITY
    Part 4 - General Principles of Criminal Responsibility
    Part 5 - General Elements of an Offence
    Part 6 - Circumstances in which there is not Criminal Responsibility
    Part 7 - Extensions of Criminal Responsibility (Attempts, Complicity, Incitement etc.)
    Part 8 - Corporate Criminal Responsibility
    Part 9 - Proof of Criminal Responsibility

    CHAPTER III - CRIMINAL OFFENCES
    Part 10 - Treason and Other Offences against Government Authority
    Part 11 - Other Offences against Public Order
    Part 12 - Offences against the International Order
    [Division 5 deals with slavery, sexual servitude and deceptive recruiting, Division 6 deals with trafficking in persons and children, Division 7 with people smuggling and related offences and Division 8 with document offences related to people smuggling and unlawful entry into foreign countries]
    Part 13 - Offences against the Administration of Lawful Authority
    Part 14 - Sexual Offences
    Part 15 - Prostitution Offences
    Part 16 - Abortion Offences
    Part 17 - Offences against the Person
    Part 18 - Offences against Property
    Part 19 - Fraudulent Conduct
    Part 20 - Other Miscellaneous Offences
    Part 21 - Accessories after the Fact

    CHAPTER IV - REPEAL, SAVINGS AND TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS

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

    Criminal Procedure Decree 2009 (No. 43 of 2009).

    Adoption: 2009-11-04 | FJI-2009-L-86235

    Repeals the Criminal Procedure Code [Cap. 21] and makes provisions in relation to the powers and procedures to be applied in relation to the apprehension of offenders and the conduct of criminal trials.

  7. Fiji - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Sentencing and Penalties Decree 2009 (No. 42 of 2009).

    Adoption: 2009-11-04 | FJI-2009-L-86236

    Makes provision for the sentencing of person for criminal offences and reforms the process applicable to the prescription of penalties in the laws of Fiji and the determination and enforcement of a range of sentencing options imposed by the court.

  8. Fiji - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Corrections Service Act 2006 (Act No. 2 of 2006). (Prisons and Corrections Act 2006) - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2006-03-21 | FJI-2006-L-74102

    Repeals the Prisons Act (Cap. 86) and makes provision for the administration of prisons and corrective services.

    Part 10 deals with prison labour, programmes and enterprises (sections 43 to 45).

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

    Proceeds of Crime (Amendment) Act 2004 (No. 7 of 2005).

    Adoption: 2005-06-29 | FJI-2005-L-71943

    Amends sectsion 3, 4, 5, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 16, 39, 40, 50, 56, 57, 69, 70 and 72 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 1997; repeals sections 48, 61, 62 and 63; Inserts new Divisions 2A and 2B and 4 in Part II and adds a new Part VA.

    The amendments are to, inter alia, regulate proceeds from terrorist groups.

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

    Penal Code (Penalties) (Amendment) Act 2003 [Act No. 7 of 2003] - Act online

    Adoption: 2003-06-04 | FJI-2003-L-70685

    Amends the Penal Code to allow the court to prescribe the minimum period to be served if a person is convicted of an offence that carries a maximum term of imprisonment of ten years or more, including life imprisonment.

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

    Extradition Act 2003 (No. 4 of 2003). - Pacific Islands Legal Information Institute (PacLII)

    Adoption: 2003-03-21 | FJI-2003-L-64439

    Governs extradition of persons from Fiji Islands. Divided into 9 parts. Part 1 contains preliminary provisions. Parts 2-6 regulate extradition from Fiji Islands. Part 7 contains general provisions relating to search, seizure and transit. Part 8 deals with extradition to Fiji Islands, and Part 9 contains miscellaneous provisions.

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

    Penal Code (Amendment) Act 2002 (No. 5 of 2002).

    Adoption: 2002-02-11 | FJI-2002-L-61121

    Amends Sections 50, 51 and 69(2)(a) of Penal Code by substituting imprisonment for life for death sentence.

  13. Fiji - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Proceeds of Crime Act 1997 (Act No. 27 of 1997). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1997-12-24 | FJI-1997-L-95507

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

    Community Work Act, 1994 (No. 9 of 1994)

    Adoption: 1994-06-20 | FJI-1994-L-37985

    Provides that persons convicted of crimes may be sentenced to perform community work, but only with their consent. This may include work at a hospital, at a charitable, educational, cultural or recreational institution, or at an institution for old, infirm or handicapped persons. It may also include work for a provincial, tikina or village council, or work on land occupied or administered by the State or a public body.

  15. Fiji - Criminal and penal law - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Internal Security Decree 1988. No. 32.

    Adoption: 1988-06-16 | FJI-1988-R-6495

    Inter alia, Ch. II provides for detention to prevent a person "from acting in any manner prejudicial to the security of Fiji or any part thereof or to the maintenance of public order or essential services therein...".

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

    Penal Code (Chapter 17). - Code on-line (as amended to 1978)

    Adoption: 1945-05-01 | FJI-1945-L-77674

    Sets out offences to be tried under the penal system as well as their relating punishment or penalty.


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