Forming Armed Groups

Forming Armed Groups in Europe

Forming Armed Groups in Germany

Provisions relating to forming armed groups in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter Seven, under the heading “Offences Against Public Order,” located in Section 127 Forming armed groups, which reads: Whosoever unlawfully forms or commands a group in possession of weapons or other dangerous instruments or joins such a group, provides it with weapons or money or otherwise supports it, shall be liable to imprisonment of not more than two years or a fine.



  1. The content of the translated German penal code in relation to forming armed groups is current as of 2010

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