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Iraqi Penal Code No. 111 of 1969 (selected provisions related to women) – Section 3: Immodest and Shameful Acts

Section 3: Immodest and shameful acts Paragraph 400 Any person who commits an immodest act with a man or woman and without his or her consent is punishable by a period of detention not exceeding 1 year plus a fine not exceeding 100 dinars or by one of those penalties. Paragraph 401 Any person who commits an immodest act [...]

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Iraqi Penal Code No. 111 of 1969 (selected provisions related to women) – Part 2: Offences against the Public Welfare – Chapter 8: Social Offences – Section 5:Offences involving adoption, the care of minors, endangering the young or old and the desertion of the family

Section 5: Offences involving adoption, the care of minors, endangering the  young or old and the desertion of the family Paragraph 381 Any person who removes a new born child from whomever has legal authority over such child or conceals it or substitutes it for another or falsely attributes it to another mother is punishable by detention. Paragraph 382 (1) [...]

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Iraqi Penal Code No. 111 of 1969 (selected provisions related to women) – Part 1: General Principles – Chapter 5: The Penalty

Section 5: Legal  excuse  and  legally  extenuating  circumstances Paragraph 128 (1) Legal excuse either discharges a person from a penalty or reduces that penalty. Excuse only exists under conditions that are specified by law. Notwithstanding these conditions, the commission of an offence with honourable motives or in response to the unjustified and serious provocation of a [...]

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Domestic Violence Act 521 of Malaysia (1994)

Download Malaysia’s Domestic Violence Act 521 Malaysia’s Domestic Violence Act 521 (1994) Source: International Law Book Services, Malaysia. An Act to provide for legal protection in situations of domestic violence and matters incidental thereto. BE IT ENACTED by the Seri Paduka Baginda Yang di-Pertuan Agong with the advice and consent of the Dewan Negara and Dewan Rakyat [...]

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