Disturbing A Funeral

Disturbing A Funeral in Europe

Disturbing a Funeral in Germany

Provisions relating to disturbing a funeral in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter Eleven, under the heading “Offences Related to Religion and Ideology,” located in Section 167a Disturbing a funeral, which reads: Whosoever intentionally or knowingly disturbs a funeral shall be liable to imprisonment of not more than three years or a fine.

There is additional information on the German criminal system, covering disturbing a funeral and related issues, here. For details on the German legal system, please see here.



  1. The content of the translated German penal code in relation to disturbing a funeral is current as of 2010

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