Proposal to Law amending the Penal Code and the Danish Aliens Act (FGM)
Forslag til Lov om ændring af straffeloven og udlændingeloven (Kvindelig omskæring)
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This bill makes FGM illegal in Denmark and makes the principle of extraterritoriality applicable.
Former Minister of Justice, Lene Espersen