Law No. 13,228, Of December 28, 2015

Original Language Title: Lei nº 13.228, de 28 de dezembro de 2015

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LEI No. 13,228, DE December 28, 2015

Amend the Decree-Law No. 2,848 of December 7, 1940-Criminal Code, to establish cause for increased penalty for the case of stelionate committed against elderly.

THE CHAIRWOMAN OF THE REPUBLIC

I make it known that the National Congress decrees and I sanction the following Law:

Art. 1º This Law modifies art. 171 of Decree-Law No. 2,848 of December 7, 1940-Criminal Code, for the purpose of establishing cause of increase in penalty in the stelionate hypothesis committed against elderly.

Art. 2º The art. 171 of Decree-Law No 2,848 of December 7, 1940-Criminal Code, passes in addition to the following § 4º:

" Art. 171. .........................................................................................................

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Estelionate against elderly

§ 4º Applies the penalty at double if the crime is committed against elderly. " (NR)

Art. 3º This Act shall come into force on the date of its publication.

Brasilia, December 28, 2015 ; 194º of Independence and 127º of the Republic.

DILMA ROUSSEFF

Jose Eduardo Cardozo