Violation of Secrecy of Elections

Violation of Secrecy of Elections in Europe

Violation of Secrecy of Elections in Germany

Provisions relating to violation of secrecy of elections in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter Four, under the heading “Offences Against Constitutional Organs and in the Context of Elections and Ballots,” located in Section 107c Violation of secrecy of elections, which reads: Whosoever contravenes a provision which serves to protect the secrecy of elections with the intention of obtaining for himself or another knowledge as to how a person voted, shall be liable to imprisonment of not more than two years or a fine.

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  1. The content of the translated German penal code in relation to violation of secrecy of elections is current as of 2010

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