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Name: Law No. 5 of 2014 amending Article 195 of the Penal Code.
Country: Libya
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2014-02-05
Entry into force:
ISN: LBY-2014-L-98869
Bibliography: Legislation online in English Legislation online in English Libyan Security Sector Legislation, The Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) PDF in English PDF in English (consulted on 2015-05-05)
Abstract/Citation: Article 1: Article 195 of the Penal Code shall be amended as follows:

"Without prejudice to any harsher penalty, whoever commits an act that prejudices the 17 February Revolution shall be punished by imprisonment.

The same penalty shall be imposed on any person who publicly insults the legislative, executive, or judicial branches or any member thereof during or due to the performance of duties, or who insults the state emblem or flag."
Amended text(s):

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