Sabotage

Sabotage in Europe

Sabotage Against the Constitution in Germany

Provisions relating to sabotage against the constitution in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter One Crimes Against the Peace of Nations; High Treason; Endangering the Democratic State Under the Rule of Lawunder the Third Title, Endangering the Democratic State Under the Rule of Law,” located in Section 88 Sabotage against the constitution, which reads: (1) Whosoever as ringleader or hinterman of a group or individually without acting with or for such a group intentionally causes, by acts of interference within the Federal Republic of Germany 1. enterprises or facilities which provide public mail services or public transportation; 2. telecommunications facilities, which serve public functions; enterprises or facilities which provide the public with water, light, heat or power or are otherwise vital for the supply of the population; 3. 4. government agencies, facilities, installations or objects which entirely or predominantly serve public safety or order, to cease to function, in whole or in part, or to be deprived of their assigned functions and thereby intentionally supports efforts against the continued existence or security of the Federal Republic of Germany or against its constitutional principles, shall be liable to imprisonment of not more than five years or a fine. (2) The attempt shall be punishable.

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

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