Term of Imprisonment

Term of Imprisonment in Europe

Term of Imprisonment in Germany

Provisions relating to term of imprisonment in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter Three Sanctionsunder the First Title, Penalties -imprisonment,” located in Section 38 Term of imprisonment, which reads: (1) Imprisonment shall be for a fixed term unless the law provides for life imprisonment. (2) The maximum term of fixed-term imprisonment shall be fifteen years, the minimum term one month.



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

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