|Title:||Penal Code (extracts and full version as at March 2010)|
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|Entry into force:||15.10.1867|
The Code was amended in 2003 (Law of 5 August 2003) in order to incorporate provisions from the repealed Law of 16 June 1993 on the repression of serious violations of international humanitarian law (Current Title I bis of the Code).
The Code also contains special provisions addressing the issues of hostage-taking, torture, and inhuman and degrading treatment.