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Authorisation; Request by a Foreign State in Germany

Provisions relating to authorisation; request by a foreign state in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter Four, under the heading “Request to Prosecute; Authorisation to Prosecute; Request to Prosecute by a Foreign State,” located in Section 77e Authorisation; request by a foreign state, which reads: If the offence may only be prosecuted upon authorisation or upon a request to prosecute by a foreign state, section 77 and section 77d shall apply mutatis mutandis.

There is additional information on the German criminal system, covering authorisation; request by a foreign state 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 authorisation; request by a foreign state is current as of 2010

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