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Criminal Code

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Section XI of the Criminal Code is about human rights and fundamental freedoms, (Violation of equality,  article 125): "Whoever on the basis of a difference of race, ethnicity, colour of skin, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth, education, social status, marital or family status, age, health, disability, genetic heritage, expression of gender identity,  sexual orientation or other characteristics or other characteristics denies, limits or grants to another person a conditional right to acquire goods or receive services, the right to run a business, the right to employment and advancement, or who on the basis of such a difference or affiliation, grants another person privileges or advantages, shall be punished by imprisonment up to three years”. “Whoever persecutes individuals or organizations for promoting equality between people will be punished with the same penalty”.


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