Principals in Europe

Principals in Germany

Provisions relating to principals in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter Two the Offenceunder the Third Title, Principals and Secondary Participants,” located in Section 25 Principals, which reads: (1) Any person who commits the offence himself or through another shall be liable as a principal. (2) If more than one person commit the offence jointly, each shall be liable as a principal (joint principals).



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

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