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Name: Penal Code, 2017.
Country: Afghanistan
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2017-05-15
Entry into force:
Published on: Official Gazette, Extraordinary Issue, 2017-05-15, No. 1260 (PDF of Gazette in Persian)
ISN: AFG-2017-L-105003
Bibliography: Official Gazette, Extraordinary Issue, 2017-05-15, No. 1260 PDF of Gazette in Persian PDF of Gazette in Persian
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Official Gazette, Ministry of Justice, Afghanistan (consulted on 2017-08-30)
Abstract/Citation: 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.
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