Law Proposal for the reform of Article 23, point 4, of the Organic Act 6/1985 of July 1, on the Judiciary, and Article 149 of the 10/1995 of the Criminal Code, in order to guarantee the effective repression of female genital mutilation in Spain (Spain)
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Applicability of the principle of extraterritoriality
Yes. The law proposal is aimed at including FGM within the group of offences to which the principle of extraterritoriality is applicable.
Types of FGM addressed
All (in any of their forms)
Official Gazette of the Spanish Parliament
Date of entering into force