Arrogation of Public Office

Arrogation of Public Office in Europe

Arrogation of Public Office in Germany

Provisions relating to arrogation of public office in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter Seven, under the heading “Offences Against Public Order,” located in Section 132 Arrogation of public office, which reads: Whosoever unlawfully engages in the exercise of a public office or undertakes an act which may only be undertaken with the authority of a public office, shall be liable to imprisonment of not more than two years or a fine.

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  1. The content of the translated German penal code in relation to arrogation of public office is current as of 2010

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