French Penal Code (General criminal Law), Article 226-14; Act n°2006-399 of 4.4.2006 strengthening the prevention and repression of violence perpetrated within a couple and against children (France)
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Targeted professionals: Any profession usually bound to secrecy
Professional Secrecy Provisions
Conditions for disclosing information
Same as for FR_01_LEG4, but introduces the specific category of sexual mutilations under physical abuses.
Right or duty to report
Right to report
Existence of disciplinary sanctions in case of non-reporting
Penal code, www.legifrance.gouv.fr
Date of entering into force