An Act To Amend Article 458Bis Of The Penal Code To Extend It To Crimes Of Domestic Violence (1)

Original Language Title: Loi modifiant l'article 458bis du Code pénal en vue d'étendre celui-ci aux délits de violence domestique (1)

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23 FEBRUARY 2012. - An Act to amend section 458bis of the Criminal Code to extend it to offences of domestic violence (1)

ALBERT II, King of the Belgians,
To all, present and to come, Hi.
The Chambers adopted and We sanction the following:
Article 1er. This Act regulates a matter referred to in Article 78 of the Constitution.
Art. 2. In article 458bis of the Criminal Code, inserted by the law of November 28, 2000, and replaced by the law of November 30, 2011, the words "violence between partners" are inserted after the words "a state of pregnancy".
Art. 3. This Act comes into force on the first day of the twelfth month following that of its publication to the Belgian Monitor.
Promulgate this law, order that it be clothed with the seal of the State and published by the Belgian Monitor.
Given at Châteauneuf-de-Grasse, February 23, 2012.
By the King:
The Minister of Justice,
Seal of the state seal:
The Minister of Justice,
(1) 2010-2011 session.
Documents. - Proposal by Ms. Lijnen and Mr. Tommelein, 5-30 - No. 1. - Amendments, 5-30 - No. 2 and 3. - Report, 5-30 - No. 4. - Text adopted by the commission, 5-30 - No. 5. - Text adopted in plenary and transmitted to the House of Representatives, 5-30 - No. 6.
See also:
Annales of the Senate. - 12 January 2012.
Session 2011-2012.
House of Representatives.
Documents. - Project transmitted by the Senate, 53 1995/001. - Report, 53 1995/002. - Text adopted in plenary and subject to Royal Assent, 53 1995/003.
See also:
Full report. - 9 February 2012.