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Name: Penal Code 2003.
Country: Sudan
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2003
Entry into force:
ISN: SDN-2003-L-75718
Bibliography: Act on-line Act on-line United Nations Sudan Information Gateway (UNSudanIG), 125 pages PDF PDF (consulted on 2007-04-10)
Abstract/Citation: The SPLA Act 2003 applies in the following regions: Central, Eastern and Western Equatoria, Jongley, Lakes, Northern and Western Bahr el Ghazal, Unity, Upper Nile and Warab governed by the Autonomous Government of Southern Sudan. Repeals the Penal Code 1994.

Chapter 1 - Preliminary
Chapter 2 - General explanations and definitions
Chapter 3 - Criminal responsibility
Chapter 4 - Punishment and compensation
Chapter 5 - Joint acts
Chapter 6 - Abetment
Chapter 7 - Attempts to commit offences
Chapter 8 - Criminal Conspiracy
Chapter 9 - Offences against the New Sudan
Chapter 10 - Sedition
Chapter 11 - Offences relating to the SPLA and other organized forces
Chapter 12 - Offences against public tranquillity
Chapter 13 - Offences by or relating to public servants
Chapter 14 - Contempt of the lawful authority of public servants
Chapter 15 - False evidence and offences relating to the administration of justice
Chapter 16 - Offences relating to coin and notes
Chapter 17 - Offences relating to revenue stamps
Chapter 18 - Offences relating to weights and measures
Chapter 19 - Offences affecting the public health, safety, convenience, decency and morals
Chapter 20 - Cruelty to animals
Chapter 21 - Offences relating to religion
Chapter 22 - Offences affecting human body, offences affecting life
Chapter 23 - Offences against theft of property
Chapter 24 - Offences relating to documents and to property or other marks
Chapter 25 - Offences relating to marriage and incest
Chapter 26 - Defamation
Chapter 27 - Criminal intimidation, insult, annoyance and drunkenness
Chapter 28 - Vagabond
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