Law No. 10224, Of 15 May 2001

Original Language Title: Lei nº 10.224, de 15 de Maio de 2001

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Law No. 10224, of 15 MAY 2001 amending Decree-Law No. 2848 of 7 December 1940-Penal Code, to provide for the crime of sexual harassment and other matters.
The PRESIDENT of the REPUBLIC do I know that the National Congress decrees and I sanction the following law: Art. 1° Decree-Law No. 2848 of 7 December 1940-Penal Code goes into effect plus the following art. 216: "sexual Harassment" (AC) * "Art. 216-the. Embarrass someone in order to gain advantage or sexual favoritism, the agent of your immediate superior or condition inherent in the exercise of descent employment, position or function. " (AC)
"Feather-detention of 1 (one) to 2 (two) years." (AC)
"First paragraph. (Vetoed) "Art. 2° this law shall enter into force on the date of its publication.
Brasília, 15 May 2001; 180° and 113° independence of the Republic.