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Name: The Islamic Penal Code (IPC)
Country: Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2013-04-21
Entry into force:
ISN: IRN-2013-L-103202
Bibliography: Islamic Consultative Assembly (Majlis), 1392-02-01 (2013-04-21) Islamic Consultative Assembly (Majlis), 1392-02-01 (2013-04-21) Islamic Republic of Iran PDF in Persian PDF in Persian (consulted on 2016-12-18)
Abstract/Citation: Revised version of Iranís Islamic Penal Code (IPC) adopted in April 2013.
The new Penal Code contains four Books:

Book One - Generalities (preliminary provisions and definitions)
Book Two - Hudud (crimes fixed and severe punishments in Islamic sources)
Book Four - Qisas (retaliation)
Book Five - Diyat (monetary compensation for deaths and bodily injuries).
Repealed text(s):

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