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Title: Principles of liability under the Polish Criminal Code for behavior relating to the termination of pregnancy undertaken in Poland and the Czech Republic
Authors: Sitarz, Olga
Jaworska-Wieloch, Anna
Keywords: abortion; pregnancy; rights of the child; right to life
Issue Date: 2020
Citation: "International and Comparative Law Review" Vol. 20, iss. 1 (2020), s. 237-264
Abstract: The article explores the problem of significance the termination of pregnancy in the context of criminal responsibility. In the first step, the legal analysis is focused on establishing the change of legal status connected with abortion and all the consequences for criminal responsibility. The second section refers to the current act, trying to find the answer how to recognized the termination of pregnancy. The third part refers to legal situation in Czech Republic at this area. Finally, some reflections on the criminal liability for the place of the offence have been presented. The possibility of conviction for abortion in a country where it is legal should be examined.
DOI: 10.2478/iclr-2020-0011
ISSN: 1213-8770
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