Issuing Incorrect Health Certificates

Issuing Incorrect Health Certificates in Europe

Issuing Incorrect Health Certificates in Germany

Provisions relating to issuing incorrect health certificates in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter Twenty-three, under the heading “Forgery,” located in Section 278 Issuing incorrect health certificates, which reads: Physicians and other registered medical practitioners who intentionally and knowingly issue an incorrect certificate relating to the state of health of a person for use with a public authority or insurance company shall be liable to imprisonment of not more than two years or a fine.

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  1. The content of the translated German penal code in relation to issuing incorrect health certificates is current as of 2010

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