Posted the: 2014-07-02 Numac: 2014009317 SERVICE PUBLIC FÉDÉRAL JUSTICE may 5, 2014. -Law amending article 409 of the penal Code criminalising incitement to practise genital mutilation in women PHILIPPE, King of the Belgians, to all, present and to come, hi.
The Chambers have adopted and we endorse the following: Article 1. This Act regulates a matter referred to in article 78 of the Constitution.
S. 2. article 409, § 1, paragraph 2, of the penal Code, restored by Act of 28 November 2000, is supplemented by the following provision: "shall be punished by the same penalty anyone who will be encouraged to practice of any form of mutilation of the genitalia of a female person or will be, directly or indirectly, in writing or verbally done, done, published distribution or broadcast of advertising of such a practice."
Promulgate this Act, order that it be under the seal of the State and published by le Moniteur.
Given to Brussels, may 5, 2014.
PHILIPPE by the King: the Minister of Justice, Ms. A. TURTELBOOM sealed with the seal of the State: the Minister of Justice, Ms. A. TURTELBOOM _ Note (1) House of representatives (www.lachambre.be) Documents: complete record 53-3526: April 23, 2014 Senate (www.senate.be) Documents: 5-2399 annals of Senate: April 3, 2014.