Publication of the Conviction

Publication of the Conviction in Europe

Publication of the Conviction in Germany

Provisions relating to publication of the conviction in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter Fourteen,” located in Section 200 Publication of the conviction, which reads: (1) If the insult was committed publicly or through dissemination of written materials (section 11 (3)) and if a penalty is imposed the court shall, upon application of the victim or a person otherwise entitled to file a request, order that the conviction be publicly announced upon request. (2) The manner of publication shall be indicated in the judgment. If the insult was committed through publication in a newspaper or magazine the publication shall also be included in a newspaper or magazine, if possible in the same one which contained the insult; this shall apply mutatis mutandis if the insult was committed through publication by broadcast.

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

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