The Penal Code (Amendment) (2012)

Published: 2012

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Penal Code Bill

Short title
Cap. 87

Repeal and
of section 99

Consent of
Director of

Penal Code (Amendment) [No. 1 of 2012 1

An Act to amend the Penal Code.

[ 16th April, 2012

ENACTED by the Parliament of Zambia.

1. This Act may be cited as the Penal Code (Amendment) Act,
2012, and shall be read as one with the Penal Code Act, in this Act
referred to as the principal Act.

2. The principal Act is amended by the repeal of section ninety-
nine and the substitution therefor of the following:

99. A prosecution for an offence under sections ninety-
seven or ninety-eight shall not be instituted except by, or
with, the sanction of the Director of Public Prosecutions.


No. 1 of 2012

Date of Assent:12th April, 2012

Single copies of this Act may be obtained from the Government Printer
P.O. Box 30136, 10101 Lusaka. Price K1,000