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Syrian Penal Code

The Syrian Penal Code is the current statutory criminal code of Syria. It was promulgated in 1949 and enacted on 22 June 1949.[1]

The criminal code consists of 756 articles.

Syrian Criminal Code
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People's Council of Syria
Crimimal Code (issued by Legislative Decree No. 148/1949)
Territorial extentSyria
Enacted byPeople's Council of Syria
Date enacted22 June 1949
Amends
30 June 2018[2]
Status: Current legislation

Contents

StructureEdit

General Provisions (articles 1-259 of the Criminal Code)Edit

Book One:

  • Penal Code (articles 1-36 of the Criminal Code)
  • In Penal Provisions (articles 37-177 of the Criminal Code)
  • In Crime (articles 178-208 of the Criminal Code)
  • Responsibility (articles 209-259 of the Criminal Code)

Crimes (articles 260-532 of the Criminal Code)Edit

Book Two:

  • Crimes against state security (articles 260-311 of the Criminal Code)
  • Crimes against public safety (articles 312-339 of the Criminal Code)
  • Crimes against the public administration (articles 340-387 of the Criminal Code)
  • Crimes against the judicial administration (articles 388-426 of the Criminal Code)
  • Crimes against public trust (articles 427-461 of the Criminal Code)
  • Crimes affecting religion and family (articles 462-488 of the Criminal Code)
  • Crimes against morality and public morals (articles 489-532 of the Criminal Code)

Trust and Misdemeanors (articles 533-756 of the Criminal Code)Edit

Book Three:

  • Crimes and misdemeanors that benefit people (articles 533-572 of the Criminal Code)
  • Crimes that constitute a comprehensive threat (articles 573-595 of the Criminal Code)
  • Crimes committed by people who are dangerous because of their lifestyle (articles 596-620 of the Criminal Code)
  • Crimes against money (articles 621-735 of the Criminal Code)
  • Coagulants (articles 736-756 of the Criminal Code)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Syrian Arab Republic: Crimimal Code (issued by Legislative Decree No. 148/1949)". www.wipo.int. Retrieved 2018-04-19.
  2. ^ "Syrian Arab Republic General provisions". ilo.org. International Labor Organization. Retrieved 2018-04-19.

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