Justice Parliamentary Committee abrogates Article 522 of Criminal Code

Wed 15 Feb 2017 at 13:41 Politics

NNA - The Parliamentary Committee on Administration and Justice, chaired by MP Robert Ghanem, abrogated, this Wednesday, Article 522 of the Penal Code, in the presence of members of the Commission and representatives of the Ministries of Justice, Finance and the Bar Association


This article of the Lebanese Penal Code stipulated, inter alia, that a rapist can escape conviction should he recognize his crime and marry his victim.



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