Radiation Offence

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Acts Preparatory to Causing an Explosion or Radiation Offence in Germany

Provisions relating to acts preparatory to causing an explosion or radiation offence in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter Twenty-eight, under the heading “Offences Causing a Common Danger,” located in Section 310 Acts preparatory to causing an explosion or radiation offence, which reads: (1) Whosoever, in preparation of 1. a particular offence within the meaning of section 307 (1) or section 309 (2); or 2. an offence under section 308 (1) which is to be committed by using explosives, 3. an offence under section 309 (1) or 4. an offence under section 309 (6) produces, procures for himself or another, stores or supplies to another nuclear fuel, other radioactive materials, explosives or any equipment required for the commission of the offence shall, in cases under No 1 above be liable to imprisonment from one to ten years, in cases under Nos 2 and 3 above to imprisonment from six months to five years, and in cases under No 4 above to imprisonment not exceeding three years or a fine. (2) In less serious cases under subsection (1) No 1 above the penalty shall be imprisonment from six months to five years. (3) In cases under subsection (1) Nos 3 and 4 above the attempt shall be punishable.

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  1. The content of the translated German penal code in relation to acts preparatory to causing an explosion or radiation offence is current as of 2010

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