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					Amendments to the Criminal Code of Albania (2004)

Article Article 25

Article 27

Article 281

Criminal offence Sanction Meaning of collusion Collusion is an agreement of two or more persons to commit a criminal act Responsibility of collaborators Sanctions vary depending Organizers, instigators, helpers, and those on the level of participation directly involved and role played in the commission of the offence Special forms of collusion (definitions) (1) Criminal Organisation (2) Terrorist Organisation (3) Armed gang (4) Structural Criminal Group Establishment and participation in the Punished according to the Criminal Organisation, Terrorist provisions of the CC. Code Organisation, Structural Criminal Group on the respective criminal offence. Members – definition Members – Collaboration with justice Mitigating circumstance Criminal Organization (1) Creation of armed gangs or criminal 5 to 15 years imprisonment organizations. (AS AMMENDED)2 (2) Participation in a criminal 4 to 8 years of organization imprisonment (1) In the case the criminal organization is armed and its members posses arms and other explosive material with the aim of fulfilling the criminal activities, and if those are hidden or kept in particular places (2) When the economic activities are undertaken or controlled by the criminal organization members, are partly or fully financed by the proceeds of the crime Punishment is increased by 1/3

Article 333

Punishment is increased by 1/3 until ½ .

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Law Nr. 9275, date: 16.09.2004 (On some Amendments and changes to Law Nr. 7895, date: 27.01. 1995 “Criminal Code of the Republic Of Albania”, as amended 2 Law Nr. 9275, date: 16.09.2004 (On some Amendments and changes to Law Nr. 7895, date: 27.01. 1995 “Criminal Code of the Republic Of Albania”, as amended

Article 333/a

Article 334

Structural Criminal Group (As Amended)3 (1) The foundation, organisation or leading of the Structural Criminal Group (2) Participation in the Structural Criminal Group Commission of crimes by criminal organizations or Structural Criminal Group (As Amended)4 (1) The commission of the crimes by members of the criminal organisation and of the Structural Criminal Group

3 to 8 years imprisonment 2 to 5 years imprisonment

of

of

5 years imprisonment is added to the sentence, together with a fine of 1/35, but not exceeding the maximum term of imprisonment or live

(2) When the respective disposition in the 25 years code a includes the punishment by imprisonment imprisonment, or live imprisonment

(3) When the disposition in the code Life imprisonment foresees only life imprisonment,

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Law Nr. 9275, date: 16.09.2004 Law Nr. 9275, date: 16.09.2004 5 Law Nr. 9275, date: 16.09.2004


				
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