Capital Punishment: UPDATED

The Penal Code 111 of 1969 provides in Article 86 that “The death penalty is the hanging of the condemned person by the neck until he is dead.” It can only be imposed if the perpetrator is 21 or over.
Prior to 2003, the Penal Code provided that the death penalty was the sentence or […]

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Penal Code 111 of 1969

The Penal Code 111 of 1969 replaced the Baghdadi Penal Code of 1919 with effect from 15 December 1969.
It has been amended on a number of occasions.

With effect from 10 June 2003, CPA Order 7 Section 2(1) provided that “the Third Edition of the 1969 Iraqi Penal Code with amendments, registered in Baghdad […]

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