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Name: Penal Code (Amendment) Act, 2010 (No. 2 of 2011).
Country: Zambia
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2011-04-15
Entry into force:
ISN: ZMB-2011-L-90117
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=90117&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line National Assembly of Zambia PDF PDF (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2012-06-08)
Abstract/Citation: Amends several provisions in the Code with respect to sexual offences. In particular it amends section 133 concerning rape by replacing it with the following:

133. Any person who commits the offence of rape is liable, upon conviction, to imprisonment for a period of not less than fifteen years and may be liable to imprisonment for life.
Amended text(s):

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