Organic Act 11/2003 on concrete measures in the field of citizens’ security, domestic violence and social integration of aliens, Art. 149 (amending the Criminal Code) (Spain)
Anyone who causes another person to suffer any form of genital mutilation shall be punishable by imprisonment between six and twelve years
Applicability of the principle of extraterritoriality
Yes, since the approval of Act 3/2005. Conditions: the offender must be found in the Spanish territory
Types of FGM addressed
All (in any of their forms)
Number of FGM cases registered with judicial authorities
In Spain, six cases were registered in 2012, two cases recorded in 2013 and, until to September 2014, two cases were documented.
Availability of information collecting system or reports
The national registration system for monitoring judicial cases allows retrieving information on FGM investigations and cases.
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Date of entering into force