Criminal Liability

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Separate Criminal Liability of the Accomplice in Germany

Provisions relating to separate criminal liability of the accomplice in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter Two the Offenceunder the Third Title, Principals and Secondary Participants,” located in Section 29 Separate criminal liability of the accomplice, which reads: Each accomplice shall be liable according to the measure of his own guilt and irrespective of the guilt of the others.

There is additional information on the German criminal system, covering separate criminal liability of the accomplice and related issues, here. For details on the German legal system, please see here.

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Notes

  1. The content of the translated German penal code in relation to separate criminal liability of the accomplice is current as of 2010

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