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Act No. XVIII of 2020 - Criminal Code (Amendment No. 2) Act

Thirteenth Legislature (2017 - 2022)


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Published on 07 April 2020

Bill No. 117 - Criminal Code (Amendment No. 2) Bill

Objects and Reasons

The objects and reasons of this Bill are to transpose:


- Directive 2016/1919/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 October 2016 on legal aid for suspects and accused persons in criminal proceedings and for requested persons in European arrest warrant proceeding; and


- Directive (EU) 2017/1371 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 July 2017 on the fight against fraud to the Union's financial interests by means of criminal law and Directive (EU) 2016/800 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 May 2016 on procedural safeguards for children who are suspects or accused persons in criminal proceedings.

Motion No. 321 - Criminal Code (Amendment No. 2) Bill