Disrupting the Work of A Legislative Body

Disrupting the Work of A Legislative Body in Europe

Disrupting the Work of a Legislative Body in Germany

Provisions relating to disrupting the work of a legislative body in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter Four, under the heading “Offences Against Constitutional Organs and in the Context of Elections and Ballots,” located in Section 106b Disrupting the work of a legislative body, which reads: (1) Whosoever violates regulations issued either generally or in a particular case by a legislative body of the Federation or a member state or its President relating to security and order in the building of the legislative body or the surrounding grounds and thereby hinders or disrupts the activity of the legislative body, shall be liable to imprisonment of not more than one year or a fine. (2) Subsection (1) above shall neither apply, in the case of regulations of a legislative body of the Federation or its President to members of the Federal Parliament, members of the Federal Council and the Federal Government and their agents, nor in the case of regulations of a legislative body of a member state or its President, to the members of the legislative bodies of this member state, the members of the government of the member state and its agents.

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  1. The content of the translated German penal code in relation to disrupting the work of a legislative body is current as of 2010

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