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Act 21 of 2012 amend the Penal Code promulgated by Legislative Decree No 148 of 1949 article 556 of the President of the Republic based on the Constitution and approved by the NPC at its meeting on 9-8-1433 Hijri for 28-6-2012 ad.
Issued: article (1) amend the text of article 556 of the Penal Code promulgated by Legislative Decree No 148 of 1949, as amended by Legislative Decree No 1 of 2011 to read as follows:
1. under the criminal hard:
A-if exceeded the duration of deprivation of liberty.
B-If the drop of physical or moral torture, deprived of liberty.
C-If the offence occurred on an employee during his career or in his gallery.
2. the penalty of hard labour of ten to twenty years in prison and a fine twice the amount of abduction or deception people to ransom and sentenced to the maximum penalty if already occurred happened under 18 years of age as well as a fine.
Article 2 this law shall be published in the Official Gazette.
Damascus on 13-8-1433 Hijri for 2-7-2012 ad.
President Bashar Al-Assad, Egyptian populate Attorney
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