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Name: Criminal Code of the Republic of Uzbekistan of 22 September 1994 (consolidation).
Country: Uzbekistan
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1994-09-22
Entry into force:
Published on: Unofficial English translation (extracts), 3 p.
ISN: UZB-1994-L-63802
Bibliography: Unofficial English translation (extracts), 3 p.
Uzbekistan Legal Texts - Criminal Code as amended up to 25 December 1998, 1999, William E. Butler, Simmons & Hill Publishing Ltd, The Hague, The Netherlands, pp. 87-234
English translation English translation Legislationline, Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights - OSCE (consulted on 2006-10-19)
Abstract/Citation: Chapter 5 of Criminal Code provides for offences against family, youth and morality. These include involvement of minors in anti-social conduct, carnal relationship with a person below age of 16, lecherous acts against person below age of 16, production and dissemination of pornographic objects, and keeping of brothels. Chapter 6 deals with offences against freedom, honour and dignity. These include recruitment for purpose of exploitation, abduction, and forced illegal custody. Article 148 provides for violation of right to work. Such violation may result from knowingly illegal layoffs, and knowingly illegal refusal to employ or dismiss a woman due to maternity or child care.
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