Offences Committed Mutually

Offences Committed Mutually in Europe

Offences Committed Mutually in Germany

Provisions relating to offences committed mutually 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 77c Offences committed mutually, which reads: If in the case of offences committed mutually which may only be prosecuted upon request one entitled person has filed a request for the prosecution of the other, the other persons right to file a request ceases if he does not exercise it before the completion of his last word in the trial proceedings at first instance. He may file a request notwithstanding that for him the period for filing it may have expired.



  1. The content of the translated German penal code in relation to offences committed mutually is current as of 2010

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