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  1. Eritrea - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Penal Code of the State Eritrea, 2015. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-05-15 | ERI-2015-L-101051

    PART I - THE GENERAL PART
    Book I - Offences and the Offender
    Book II - Punishment
    PART II - THE SPECIAL PART
    Book I - Offences Against International Law
    Book II - Offences Against the Interests of the State
    Book III - Offences Against the Person, Public Decency and the Family
    Book IV - Offences Against Property
    Book V - Offences Involving Drugs

    The Penal Code replaces the Transitional Penal Code of Eritrea.

    Art. 3 states that the Code will come into force once published in the Government Gazette. As at 14th September 2017, no information had been received confirming that the Code had been published.

  2. Eritrea - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Criminal Procedure Code of the State of Eritrea, 2015. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-05-15 | ERI-2015-L-101053

    The enactment and active functioning of this Code assumes the further institutionalization under law of the various organs of adjudication and law enforcement as well as the continued and enhanced public awareness of the basic tenets of Eritrean criminal law and procedure. To function in tune with the Penal Code and other relevant regulations of Eritrea, this Criminal Procedure Code of the State of Eritrea will ensure the aggregated objectives of ensuring peaceful and secured life under law, the prevention of and willingness to fight crime as well as the just treatment of offenders.


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