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  1. Croatia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Act of 19 December 2018 to amend and supplement the Penal Code (Text No. 2355). (Zakon o izmjenama i dopunama Kaznenog zakona) - Narodne novine

    Adoption: 2018-12-19 | HRV-2018-L-109130

    Amends inter alia article 101 on travel for purposes of terrorism, article 107 on organ traffic, articles 200 and 201 on environmental destruction.

  2. Croatia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Act of 04 October 2017 to amend and supplement the Penal Code (Text No. 2322). (Zakon o izmjenama i dopunama Kaznenog zakona) - Narodne novine

    Adoption: 2017-10-04 | Date of entry into force: 2017-10-17 | HRV-2017-L-106321

    Amends articles 259 and 260 on capital markets and other minor amendments.

  3. Croatia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Act of 7 July 2017 to amend and supplement the Act on Penal procedure (Text No. 1661). (Zakon o izmjenama i dopunama Zakona o kaznenom postupku) - Narodne novine

    Adoption: 2017-07-07 | Date of entry into force: 2017-07-26 | HRV-2017-L-106312

    Amends inter alia article 1 to adopt EU Directives, articles 43 - 50 on victims, articles 98 on safety measures, article 108 on minors, article 142 on foreign nationals, articles 208 and 229 on investigation, article 365 on state attorney.

  4. Croatia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Act of 13 May 2015 to amend and supplement the Penal Code (Text No. 1095). (Zakon o izmjenama i dopunama Kaznenog zakona) - Narodne novine

    Adoption: 2015-05-13 | Date of entry into force: 2015-05-29 | HRV-2015-L-101648

    Amends articles 71 and 72 on length of prison sentences, article 73 on protection measures, article 139 on crimes against persons on official duty, article 179 on family violence, article 283 on counterfeit products, article 326 on illegal entry and stay of foreigners, article 331 on weapons, and other minor amendments.

  5. Croatia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Act of 29 November 2013 to amend and supplement the Act on Penal procedure (Text No. 3090). (Zakon o izmjenama i dopunama Zakona o kaznenom postupku) - Narodne novine

    Adoption: 2013-11-29 | Date of entry into force: 2013-12-15 | HRV-2013-L-95308

    Amends article 1 to adopt EU Directives, articles 43 and 47 on rights of victims, article 64 on rights of the accused persons, articles 66, 67, 72 and 75 on defense, article 85 on investigation, article 108 on arrest, article 173 on witnesses, articles 186, 187 and 188 on personal data protection, articles 202, 204, 207 and 208 on investigation, article 286 on witness protection, and other amendments.

  6. Croatia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Act of 2 May 2013 to amend and supplement the Act on Penal procedure (Text No. 1142). (Zakon o izmjeni i dopunama Zakona o kaznenom postupku) - Narodne novine

    Adoption: 2013-05-02 | Date of entry into force: 2013-07-01 | HRV-2013-L-95271

    Amends article 1 to incorporate European Union Directives, article 8 on language, and other minor changes.

  7. Croatia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Act of 14 December 2012 to amend and supplement the Penal Code (Text No. 3076). (Zakon o izmjenama i dopunama Kaznenog zakona) - Narodne novine

    Adoption: 2012-12-14 | Date of entry into force: 2013-01-01 | HRV-2012-L-92832

    Contains a number of minor changes, inter alia, article 190 on drug trafficking, article 253 on bribes, article 274 on money laundering, article 325 on organized crime.

  8. Croatia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Act of 7 December 2012 to amend and supplement the Criminal Procedure Act (Text No. 3031). (Zakon o izmjenama i dopunama Zakona o kaznenom postupku) - Narodne novine

    Adoption: 2012-12-07 | Date of entry into force: 2013-01-01 | HRV-2012-L-92826

    Includes amendments to article 19 on types of crimes, articles 48 and 53 on minors, article 122 on detention, article 187 on personal data, article 197 on trial process, article 245 on investigation, article 263 on data protection, article 459 on court procedures, articles 471 and 473 on complaints, article 517 on safety measures, article 526 on trial procedure and other minor amendments.

  9. Croatia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Penal Code of 21 October 2011 (Text No. 2498). (Kazneni zakon) - Narodne novine

    Adoption: 2011-10-21 | Date of entry into force: 2013-01-01 | HRV-2011-L-89286

    Includes definition of crimes, penalties, security measures, court ruling, and specifies types of crimes, inter alia, crimes against humanity and human dignity, crimes against life and body, crimes against human rights and fundamental freedoms, crimes against work relations and social security etc.

    Upon entry into force of this law the following shall be repealed or amended:
    - Penal Code No. 110/97) and its amendments shall be repealed with the exception of the provisions of Article 84, 85 and 86 which will cease to have effect on the date of entry into force of a special law governing such communication;
    - Law on crimes against the capital market (O.G. No. 152/08.);
    - Article 160 of the Law on Execution of Sentences (O.G. No. 128/99 as amended);
    - Article 31 of the Accounting Law ("Official Gazette" no. 109/07.);
    - Article 188 of the Law on Copyright and Related Rights (No. 167/03);
    - Article 65 of the Law on Archives and Archival Institutions (No. 105/97);
    - Article 49 of Law on medically assisted fertility treatments (No. 88/09);
    - Articles 627 and 629 of the Companies Act (No. 111/93);
    - Article 129(1), of the Law on Compulsory Health Insurance (No. 150/08), the previous paragraph 2 becomes paragraph 1;
    - In the Energy Act (No. 68/01) in Article 33(1) the words "and without wasting energy or by measuring devices" shall be deleted.

  10. Croatia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Act of 1 July 2011 to amend and supplement the Criminal Procedure Act (Text No. 1705). (Zakon o izmjenama i dopunama Zakona o kaznenom postupku) - Narodne novine

    Adoption: 2011-07-01 | Date of entry into force: 2011-07-20 | HRV-2011-L-89279

    Amends article 19 on legitimacy and composition of municipal courts, and of the supreme court, articles 118 and 129 on detention procedure, article 193 on trial, article 419 on witnesses.

  11. Croatia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Act of 30 June 2009 to amend and supplement the Criminal Procedure Act (Text No. 1836). (Zakon o izmjenama i dopunama zakona o kaznenom postupku) - Narodne novine

    Adoption: 2009-06-30 | Date of entry into force: 2009-07-01 | HRV-2009-L-84000

    Supplements article 6 with provisions against discrimination in penal procedure. Amends article 38 with provisions on rights and duties of state attorney. Amends article 109 on the arrest procedure and police duties. Contains a number of other minor amendments.

  12. Croatia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Act of 16 May 2008 on free legal assistance (Text No. 2098).

    Adoption: 2008-05-16 | Date of partial entry into force: 2008-06-06 | HRV-2008-L-81611

    I - General Provisions
    II - Type and scope of legal assistance
    III - Beneficiaries of legal assistance
    IV - Providers of legal assistance
    V - Procedure for obtaining legal assistance
    VI - Conditions for obtaining legal assistance
    VII - Special provisions on approving legal assistance in cases of international disputes
    VIII - Financing of legal assistance
    IX - Supervision
    X - Application of the Law
    XI - Final Provisions

  13. Croatia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Act of 13 October 2006 to amend and supplement the Criminal Procedure Act(Text No. 2558).

    Adoption: 2006-10-13 | Date of entry into force: 2006-11-02 | HRV-2006-L-74615

    Amends Sections 106, 119, 162, 169 and 181 relating, inter alia, to legal assistance.

  14. Croatia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Act of 15 July 2004 to amend and supplement the Act on Infractions (Text No. 2027).

    Adoption: 2004-07-15 | Date of entry into force: 2004-08-04 | HRV-2004-L-67917

    Amends Sections 30, 32, 36, 42 and 138 relating to penalties.

  15. Croatia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Act of 1st October 2003 on witness protection (Text No. 2340). (Zakon o zastiti svjedoka) - Unofficial English translation

    Adoption: 2003-10-01 | Date of entry into force: 2004-01-01 | HRV-2003-L-65242

  16. Croatia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Act on the Responsibility of Legal Persons for Criminal Offences. (Zakon o odgovornosti pravnih osoba za kaznena djela) - English translation

    Adoption: 2003-09-11 | Date of entry into force: 2004-03 | HRV-2003-L-83911

    Establishes the prerequisites of punishment, punitive measures and criminal proceedings for criminal offences of legal entities. The legal persons as referred to in this Act shall also be foreign persons considered legal persons to the Croatian law.

  17. Croatia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Criminal Procedure Act of 14 March 2003 (Text No. 740). (Zakon o Kaznenom Postupku) - Unofficial English translation

    Adoption: 2003-03-14 | HRV-2003-L-63949

    Deals, inter alia, with court jurisdiction, public prosecution and defence, trial and sanctions.

  18. Croatia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Act of 11 July 2002 on Infractions (Text No. 1462).

    Adoption: 2002-07-11 | Date of entry into force: 2002-10-01 | HRV-2002-L-62638

    An infraction defined as a violation of public order, social discipline and other social values that are not protected by the Penal Code and other acts which provide for penal actions. Contains, inter alia, provisions on types of infractions, responsibilities, types of sanctions and their application.

  19. Croatia - Criminal and penal law - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations of 26 June 2002 on means of execution of prison sentence for a prisoner while continuing work with an employer or independantly (Text No. 1334).

    Adoption: 2002-06-26 | Date of entry into force: 2002-07-17 | HRV-2002-R-61451

  20. Croatia - Criminal and penal law - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations of 10 April 2002 to supplement the Regulations on work and technical training, list and description of prisoners' tasks and their remuneration and rewards (Text No. 898).

    Adoption: 2002-04-10 | Date of entry into force: 2002-05-01 | HRV-2002-R-61457

    Adds provisions on annual leave.

  21. Croatia - Criminal and penal law - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations of 26 February 2002 on work and technical training, list and description of prisoners' tasks and their remuneration and rewards (Text No. 548).

    Adoption: 2002-02-26 | Date of entry into force: 2002-03-21 | HRV-2002-R-61456

    Provides for means of work and technical training of prisoners in prisons, tasks that can be performed by prisoners, level of difficulty of tasks, means of calculation and payment of remuneration and rewards and their use. Unofficial French translation available.

  22. Croatia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Act of 14 December 2000 to amend the Act on the execution of prison sentences (Text No. 2387).

    Adoption: 2000-12-14 | Date of entry into force: 2000-12-22 | HRV-2000-L-58850

    Amends section 185 replacing the terms "1 January 2001" by "1 July 2001".

  23. Croatia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Act of 22 October 1999 on the execution of prison sentences [Consolidation]. - English translation

    Adoption: 1999-10-22 | Date of entry into force: 2000-05-30 | HRV-1999-L-55668

    Contains provisions relating to prisoners' rights, prison employees, prisoners employment and working conditions.

  24. Croatia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Juvenile Courts Act, 1997. (Zakon o sudovima za mladez) - Unofficial English translation

    Adoption: 1997 | HRV-1997-L-86585

    This Act contains provisions of substantive criminal law, provisions on courts, provisions of criminal procedural law and provisions on enforcement of sanctions, all applicable to young perpetrators of criminal offences (minors and young adults), as well as rules on criminal-law protection of children and minors.

  25. Croatia - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Act of 31 March 1993 to amend and supplement acts establishing financial sanctions for economic offences and crimes.

    Adoption: 1993-03-31 | HRV-1993-L-68889

    Concerns, inter alia, the amount of financial sanctions in relation with the Act on registers in the field of labour.


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