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  1. Timor-Leste - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Law No. 3/2017 on Prevention and Fight against Trafficking in Persons and Fourth Amendment to the Penal Code (Lei da Prevenção e Luta contra o Tráfico de Pessoas e Quarta Alteração ao Código Penal) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-01-25 | TLS-2017-L-106090

  2. Timor-Leste - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Law No. 5/2013 on legislative authorization for the enforcement of sentences and measures providing for the deprivation of liberty. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-05-21 | Date of entry into force: 2013-08-22 | TLS-2013-L-106095

  3. Timor-Leste - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Law No. 7/2010 against Domestic Violence. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-06-21 | TLS-2010-L-89754

    This law establishes the legal regime applicable to prevention of domestic violence and protection and assistance to its victims.

  4. Timor-Leste - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Law No. 2/2009 on Protection of Witnesses. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2009-05-06 | TLS-2009-L-89751

    Article 1(1): This law regulates the application of measures for the protection of witnesses, in civil or criminal proceedings, when their lives, physical or psychological integrity, freedom or assets of considerable value are jeopardised due to their contributing to ascertaining the proof of facts or to the discovery of the truth which constitute the object of the proceedings.

  5. Timor-Leste - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Penal Code (Decree-Law No. 19/2009). (Código Penal) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2009-04-08 | TLS-2009-L-106091

  6. Timor-Leste - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Decree-Law No. 4/2005 on Special Arrangements Within the Criminal Procedure Framework for Cases of Terrorism, Violent or Organized Crime. - Decree online

    Adoption: 2006-02-03 | TLS-2006-L-80479

    Contains special provisions for the seizure, arrest, detention and hearing of cases with respect to cases of terrorism, violent or organized crime, including the trafficking of humans.

    Amends Decree-Law No. 6/2004.

  7. Timor-Leste - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Law No. 13/2005 approving the Criminal Procedure Code. (Código de Processo Penal) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2005-11-22 | Date of entry into force: 2006-01-01 | TLS-2005-L-80478

    1. UNTAET Regulation No. 2000/30, of 25 September, as amended by UNTAET
    2. Regulation No. 2001/25, of 14 September, on Transitional Rules of Criminal Procedure;
    3. Sub-article 6.1 and articles 1, 3, 4 and 16 of Decree-Law No. 16/2003, of 1 October.

    Provides for jurisdiction, hearings, judges and execution of penalties.

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