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

    Criminal Code (Amendment) Act, 2014 (No. 11 of 2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-10-09 | GMB-2014-L-101060

    The Amendment inserts two new articles into the Criminal Code, one concerning the offence of aggravated homosexuality (Section 144A) and the prohibition pornography (Section 144B).

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

    Criminal Code (Amendment) Act, 2005. No. 3 of 2005.

    Adoption: 2005-07-21 | GMB-2005-L-75299

    Amends sections 52, 144, 147, 178 and 181A.

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

    Criminal Code (Amendment) Act, 2004. No. 18 of 2004.

    Adoption: 2004-12-28 | GMB-2004-L-75297

    Amends sections 52, 178, 179, and 180-184 and deletes section 185.

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

    Tourism Offences Act, 2003 (No. 7 of 2003).

    Adoption: 2003-03-18 | Date of entry into force: 2003-04-09 | GMB-2003-L-68571

    Makes provision for offences related to tourism. Also provides for sexual offences of tourists against children, as well as for prohibition of trafficking in children.

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

    Criminal Code (Amendment) Decree, 1996. Decree No. 86 of 1996.

    Adoption: 1996-07-31 | Date of entry into force: 1996 | GMB-1996-L-75296

    Inserts a new section 296A.

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

    Economic Crimes (Specified Offences) (Amendment) Decree, 1994. Decree No. 18 of 1994.

    Adoption: 1994-12-16 | GMB-1994-L-75292

    Amends section 2 of the Criminal Code.

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

    Specified Offences Decree, 1994. Decree No. 16 of 1994.

    Adoption: 1994-11-25 | GMB-1994-L-75294

    Provides special rules applicable to "economic crime". The provisions of this Decree shall be read together with the Criminal Code and the Criminal Procedure Code. If a provision of this Decree conflicts with a provision of those enactments, this Decree shall take precendence.

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

    Criminal Code (Amendment) Act. Act No. 7 of 1992 (Cap. 10).

    Adoption: 1992-07-02 | GMB-1992-L-75291

    Amends sections 169 and 221A.

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

    Criminal Code (Act No. 25 of 1933).

    Adoption: 1934-10-01 | Date of entry into force: 1934 | GMB-1934-L-75289

    Chapter I - Preliminary and Interpretation
    Chapter II - Territorial Application of this Code
    Chapter III - General Rules as to Criminal Responsibility
    Chapter IV - Duties relating to the Preservation of Life and Health
    Chapter V - Parties to Offences
    Chapter VI - Punishments

    DIVISION I: Offences against Public Order
    Chapter VII - Treason and Other Offences against the Sovereign's Authority
    Chapter VIII - Offences Affecting Relations with Foreign States and External Tranquillity
    Chapter IX - Unlawful Assemblies, Riots and Other Offences Against Public Tranquillity
    DIVISION II: Offences against the Administration of Lawful Authority
    Chapter X - Corruption and the Abuse of Office
    Chapter XI - Offences relating to the Administration of Justice
    Chapter XII - Rescues and Escapes and Obstructing Officers of Court of Law
    Chapter XIII - Miscellaneous Offences against Public Authority
    DIVISION III: Offences Injurious to the Public in General
    Chapter XIV - Offences Relating to Religion
    Chapter XV - Offences against Morality
    Chapter XVI - Offences relating to Marriage and Domestic Obligations
    Chapter XVII - Nuisances and Offences against Health and Convenience
    Chapter XVIII - Defamation
    DIVISION IV: Offences against the Person
    Chapter XIX - Murder and Manslaughter
    Chapter XX - Infanticide and Child Destruction
    Chapter XXI - Other Offences Connected with Murder and Suicide
    Chapter XXII - Offences Endangering Life and Health
    Chapter XXIII - Criminal Recklessness and Negligence
    Chapter XIV - Assaults
    Chapter XXV - Offences against Liberty
    DIVISION V: Offences relating to Property
    Chapter XXVI - Theft
    Chapter XXVII - Offences Allied to Stealing
    Chapter XXVIII - Robbery and Extortion
    Chapter XXIX - Burglary, Housebreaking and Similar Offences
    Chapter XXX - False Pretences
    Chapter XXXI - Receiving Property Stolen or Unlawfully Obtained and Like Offences
    Chapter XXXII - Frauds by Trustees and Persons in a Position of Trust, and False Accounting
    DIVISION VI: Malicious Injuries to Property
    Chapter XXXIII - Offences Causing Injury to Property
    DIVISION VII: Forgery, Coining, Counterfeiting and Similar Offences
    Chapter XXXIV - Definitions
    Chapter XXXV - Punishment for Forgery
    Chapter XXXVI - Offences relating to Coin
    Chapter XXXVII - Counterfeit Stamps
    Chapter XXXVIII - Personation
    Chapter XXXIX - Secret Commissions and Corrupt Practices
    DIVISION VIII: Attempts and conspiracies to Commit Crimes
    Chapter XL - Attempts
    Chapter XLI - Conspiracies

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