CRIMES OF SPREADING A DANGEROUS DISEASE IN IRAQI LEGISLATION
Journal of college of Law for Legal and Political Sciences,
2021, Volume 10, Issue issue 38 part 1, Pages 104-117
AbstractEveryone has the right to health , which is guaranteed by public relations announcements, positions and attitudes, and urges the spread of a healthy culture. Iraqi legislation has enshrined what was stated in declarations of rights, international charters and covenants, as Paragraph 1 of Article 31 of the Constitution of the Republic of Iraq of 2005 guaranteed the preservation of public health, while the amended Penal Code No. 111 of 1969 criminalized acts that would spread dangerous diseases, whether intentionally Or a mistake and by any means, such as spitting the patient on the floor, coughing without a tissue, violating the quarantine, mixing with others, or not adhering to preventive orders and measures, in Articles 368 and 369, as they are considered crimes against public health, which are at the same time crimes of general danger.
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