Law On Penalty (Penal Code)

Original Language Title: Lov om straff (straffeloven)

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Law on penalty (Penal Code).


Date LOV-2005-05-20-28


Affairs Ministry of Justice

Edited

LOV-2016-06-17-53 from 01/07/2016


Published in 2005 Booklet 6


Effective 01/10/2015, 07/03/2008

Changes
LOV-1902-05-22-10

Promulgated
20.05.2005

Short Title
2005 Penal Code - Penal Code. 2005

- Ref. Former General Civil Penal Code May 22, 1902 no. 10. - See Law 28 May 2010 No.. 16. Cf.. NL 6 book, Regulation 4 March 1690, February 6, 1694, September 21, 1695, October 16, 1697, October 22, 1701 (ref. arranged. January 24, 1710 and February 12, 1745, reskript August 8, 1738 and September 23, 1763, instructions 9 Dec 1746 and June 5, 1776), October 8, 1725, March 17, 1741, February 7, 1749, November 20, 1750 , February 5, 1751, February 23, 1752, 18 Dec 1767 April 27, 1771, February 20, 1789, September 27, 1799, April 19, 1805, September 28, 1813, law October 25, 1815, August 20, 1842, May 27, 1854, July 4, 1857, June 9, 1866, May 4, 1872, June 3, 1874, April 30, 1877, May 29, 1879, June 9, 1883, June 6, 1884, June 21, 1886, July 6, 1887, June 29, 1888 no. 2, June 29, 1889, June 28, 1890 , July 6, 1891, June 18, 1892, May 2, 1894, July 23, 1894 and June 6, 1896.

Understanding the law:

Act supersedes the current Penal Code 1902 (1902 Penal Code). The law is put into effect from 1 October 2015 when the Act of 19 June 2015 No.. 65 of the Criminal Code endorsement.
2005 Penal Code is divided into three parts: The first part
provisions concerning straffelovgivningens scope, definitions, basic conditions for criminal liability and corporate penalty. The first part gives on overview of the criminal justice responses: imprisonment, detention, community service, youth center, fine and disqualification. The first part also provides rules on deferral and waiver of penalties and the transfer to compulsory mental health care and compulsory care. Confiscation, common rules for determining the sentence and obsolescence are also discussed in this part of the law.
The second part discusses the offenses: genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes, protection of Norway's independence and other basic national interests, terrorist acts and acts associated with terrorism. Further discussed the protection of public authority and the trust of the public authority, the safeguarding of the public peace, order and security, protection of information and information exchange, erroneous statements and accusation, protection of public health and the environment and the protection of personal liberty and peace. The second part treats too violent and sexual offenses, offenses for profit and similar violations of property rights. Moreover referred vandalism and developer of danger to the public, the protection of confidence in money and certain documents, fraud, tax fraud and similar financial crime as well as creditor protection.
Part III contains final provisions concerning endorsement of the law and amendments to other acts.

Chapter Overview:

First part. General provisions (§§ 1-100)
Chapter 1. Straffelovgivningens scope (§§ 1-8)
Chapter 2. Legal Definitions etc. (§§ 9-13)
Chapter 3. Basic Terms for criminal liability (§§ 14-26)
Chapter 4. Corporate penalties (§§ 27-28)
Chapter 5. Overview of the criminal reactions (§ § 29-30)
Chapter 6. Imprisonment (§§ 31-39)
Chapter 7. Containment (§§ 40-47)
Chapter 8. Community sentence (§§ 48-52)
Chapter 8 a. Youth Criminal (§§ 52 a - 52 c)
Chapter 9. Bot (§§ 53-55)
Chapter 10. disqualification (§§ 56-59)
Chapter 11. the sentence Postponement and sentencing apostasy (§§ 60-61)
Chapter 12. Transfer to compulsory mental health care and compulsory care (§§ 62-65)
Chapter 13. Confiscation (§§ 66-76)
Chapter 14. Common rules for determining the sentence (§§ 77-84)
Chapter 15. limitation etc. (§§ 85-100)
second part. The criminal offenses (§§ 101-410)
Chapter 16. Genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes (§§ 101-110)
Chapter 17. Protection of Norway's independence and other basic national interests (§§ 111 - 129)
Chapter 18. terrorist acts and terrorism-related acts (§§ 131-146)
Chapter 19. protection of public authority and the trust of the (§§ 151-176)
Chapter 20. protection of the public peace, order and security (§§ 181-198)
Chapter 21. protection of information and information exchange (§§ 201-211)
Chapter 22. Improper explanation and accusation (§§ 221-226)
Chapter 23. protection of public health and the environment (§§ 231-242)
Chapter 24. protection of personal liberty and peace (§§ 251-270)
Chapter 25. Violence Offences etc. (§§ 271-288)
Chapter 26. Sexual Offences (§§ 291-320)
Chapter 27. Offences for profit and similar violations of property rights (§§ 321-346)
Chapter 28. Hurtfulness and digital danger to the public (§§ 351-358)
Chapter 29. protection of confidence in money and certain documents (§§ 361-370)

Chapter 30. Fraud, tax fraud and similar financial crimes (§§ 371-394)
Chapter 31 creditor protection (§§ 401-410)
Third part. Final provisions (§§ 411-412)