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Name: Law amending a supplementing a number of articles of the Penal Code (No- 37/2009/QIII2).
Country: Viet Nam
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2009-06-19
Entry into force:
ISN: VNM-2009-L-84199
Bibliography: Unofficial English Translation Unofficial English Translation UNAIDS, United Nations, Viet Nam PDF PDF (consulted on 2010-07-22)
Abstract/Citation: Includes a number of amendments including abolishing the capital punishment in Articles 111, 139, 153, 180, 197, 221, 289 and 334. Amends the minimum quantity for penal liability examination specified in Clauses 1 of articles 137, 138, 139, 143, 278, 279, 280, 283, 289, 290 and 291. Amends and supplements Clause 5 of article 69 concerning sentences for juvenile offenders. Also amends articles 84 (Terrorism against the peoples administration), 119 (trafficking in humans), 120(2) (sentencing), 160(1) (black market trading), 161, 164a, 164b (tax evasion), 170a (infringing upon copyright and related rights), 171 (infringing upon industrial property rights) as well as a number of other articles concerning environmental violations, terrorism, and money laundering.
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