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Name: Act on the Penal Code, No. 19/1940.
Country: Iceland
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1940-02-12
Entry into force:
ISN: ISL-1940-L-36719
Bibliography: Lagasafn'b, 1991, Ministry of Justice, Reykjavik, Iceland, pp. 2439-2480
Act on-line in English Act on-line in English Ministry of Justice and Human Rights, Iceland PDF PDF (consulted on 2010-02-12)
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Parliament of Iceland - Althingi, Iceland PDF of Act in Icelandic as amended to Act No. 23/2016 PDF of Act in Icelandic as amended to Act No. 23/2016 (consulted on 2017-05-29)
Abstract/Citation: The Penal Code contains several provisions regarding civil servants. A civil servant can be dismissed in cases of illegal activities (art. 68). Chapter XII (art. 106-117) contains provisions on bribery and other offenses against civil servants and chapter XIV (art. 128-141 and art. 230) contains provisions concerning offenses and crimes of civil servants.
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