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Name: Act No. 155 of 1997 to add a new paragraph to the text of s. 240 of the Penal Code promulgated by Act No. 58 of 1937.
Country: Egypt
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1997-07-07
Entry into force:
Published on: Al-Jarida Al-Rasmiya, 1997-07-08, Vol. 40, No. 23 bis, p. 2 (INFORM - P60207)
ISN: EGY-1997-L-48339
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=48339&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Al-Jarida Al-Rasmiya, 1997-07-08, Vol. 40, No. 23 bis, p. 2 (INFORM - P60207)
Abstract/Citation: Adds a new paragraph to s. 240 of the Penal Code promulgated by Act No. 58 of 1937, which reads as follows: " Forced labour punishment shall be inflicted for not less five years if the act provided for in the previous paragraph was committed by a doctor with the intention of transplanting an organ or part of an organ from a living person to another living person. This penalty would be inflicted for life if the action resulted in the death of the victim."
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