ISSN 1452-6662
Over 180 up-to-date legal acts of the Republic of Serbia translated to English.
Group: RULE OF LAW (individual rights and law enforcement)
Issue: CRIMINAL CODE
Published in the Official Gazette of the RS, Nos. 85/05 of 6 October 2005, 88/05 of 14 October 2005 (Corrigendum), 107/05 of 2 December 2005 (Corrigendum), 72/09 of 3 September 2009, 111/09 of 29 December 2009, 121/12 of 24 December 2012, 104/13 of 27 November 2013, 108/14 of 10 October 2014, 94/16 of 24 November 2016 and 35/19 of 21 May 2019
Section: GENERAL PART
CHAPTER ONE: GENERAL PROVISIONS

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  • No Criminal Offence or Punishment without Law
     Article 1

    No one may be punished or other criminal sanction imposed for an offence that did not constitute a criminal offence at the time it was committed, nor may punishment or other criminal sanction be imposed that was not applicable at the time the criminal offence was committed.

  • No Punishment without Guilt
     Article 2

    Punishment and caution may be imposed only on an offender who is guilty of the committed criminal offence.

  • Basis and Scope of Criminal Law Compulsion
     Article 3

    Protection of a human being and other fundamental social values constitute the basis and scope for defining of criminal acts, imposing of criminal sanctions and their enforcement to a degree necessary for suppression of these offences.