Parliamentary Statements

Parliamentary Statements in Europe

Parliamentary Statements in Germany

Provisions relating to parliamentary statements in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter Two the Offenceunder the Fifth Title, Immunity for Statements and Reports Made in Parliament,” located in Section 36 Parliamentary statements, which reads: Delegates of the Federal Parliament, the Federal Assembly or of a legislative body of a member state shall at all times be immune from external liability because of a vote they cast or a statement they made within one of those bodies or one of their committees. This shall not apply to intentional defamations.

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Notes

  1. The content of the translated German penal code in relation to parliamentary statements is current as of 2010

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