|Name:||Penal Code (Amendment) Act, 2010 (No. 2 of 2011).|
|Subject(s):||Criminal and penal law|
|Type of legislation:||Law, Act|
|Entry into force:|
|Bibliography:||Legislation on-line National Assembly of Zambia 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.