Proof of Truth by Criminal Judgment

Proof of Truth by Criminal Judgment in Europe

Proof of Truth by Criminal Judgment in Germany

Provisions relating to proof of truth by criminal judgment in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter Fourteen,” located in Section 190 Proof of truth by criminal judgment, which reads: If the asserted or disseminated fact is an offence proof of the truth thereof shall be provided if a final conviction for the act has been entered against the person insulted. Proof of truth is excluded if the insulted person had been acquitted by final judgment before the assertion or dissemination.

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  1. The content of the translated German penal code in relation to proof of truth by criminal judgment is current as of 2010

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